Test Events

Part of the Early Childhood Initiative
3:00-4:30 PM | Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

Transitional Kindergarten: The New Kid on the Early Learning Block

In recent years, several states have expanded a new publicly-funded learning option: transitional kindergarten (TK).TK programs bridge prekindergarten and kindergarten in their eligibility requirements and design. In this talk, Dr. Christina Weiland will share findings from the first systematic research on Michigan’s TK program, which is open to all age-eligible children in districts that offer…

10:00-11:00 AM | Rhodes Conference Room

Child Policy Research Certificate Graduation Ceremony

Celebrating the students who are graduating with a certificate in Child Policy Research.


Deep Work Week May ’24

May 13-17. This is a time for concentrated writing and other “deep thinking” activities that can be hard to accomplish when days are dominated by meetings. We encourage employees not to schedule meetings so they can focus their efforts on writing or other work that benefits from long stretches of concentrated effort.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Sanford 04

Triangle Economics of Education Workshop 2024

The Triangle Economics of Education Workshop (TEEW) will bring together scholars to present and discuss empirical research on the economics of education. This year’s keynote speaker is Randall Reback, professor in the Barnard Economics Department and a faculty affiliate at Columbia University’s Population Research Center. His talk is entitled Beyond Labels:  Helping Educators Address Each Child’s…

10:00 - 11:00 AM | Rhodes Conference Room

CCFP All-Center Meeting

A quarterly meeting for all employees of the Center for Child and Family Policy.