ERIC Number: ED329331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Education and the Public Schools.
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Div. of Instruction and Professional Development.
In this publication, the policy positions of the National Education Association (NEA) on early chldhood education in the public schools are delineated. The NEA's proposals for early childhood program standards are also offered. Sections of the publication concern: (1) characteristics of the early childhood arena; (2) principles and standards of early childhood programs in the public schools; and (3) NEA action at the national, state, and local levels. The NEA believes that public schools should be a primary provider of high quality early childhood education programs designed to serve students from 3 to 8 years of age. (27 references) (RH)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, National Organizations, Position Papers, Public Schools, Standards
National Education Association, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (free).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Div. of Instruction and Professional Development.
Identifiers: National Education Association
Note: Developed by the NEA Standing Committee on Instruction and Professional Development.