ERIC Number: ED205261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
A Study of Policy Issues Related to Early Childhood and Family Education in Minnesota. A Report to the Minnesota Legislature.
Kurz-Riemer, Karen, Comp.
This report of the Council on Quality Education to the 1981 Minnesota Legislature containing data current through fiscal 1980, discusses policy issues related to early childhood and family education within the state. The report's eight chapters describe the following: (1) nine revised policy recommendations; (2) the conceptualization and implementation of Minnesota's early childhood and family education programs; (3) the research base for the early childhood and family education programs; (4) data on the cost-effectiveness of programs for young children and their families; (5) evaluation findings compiled since the Minnesota programs began; (6) data on the participation of adults and children; (7) the relationship of costs to participation data; and (8) the future financing and administration of programs. Additionally, the report provides a bibliography of material related to early childhood and family education. Appendices offer a copy of the legislation upon which the program is based and other supporting material. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Grants, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Council on Quality Education, St. Paul.