ERIC Number: ED073840
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jan-16
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Policies for Early Childhood Education.
California State Board of Education policies authorizing implementation of early childhood legislation for K-3 programs are given. Legislative authority is quoted for each of the policies, which cover: (1) development of the early childhood education master plan--district level planning, individual school level planning, optional waiver of education code provisions, joint planning (between two or more school districts) for early childhood education; and (2) master plan components--assessment of educational needs, a program of restructuring kindergarten through third grade, program objectives, a local program designed to systematically phase into the program all the schools of the district in no more than six years, coordination of all district resources with the objectives of the local plan, program of evaluation of pupils' health needs, emphasis on an individualized diagnostic approach to instruction, direct parental involvement in the classroom program and program evaluation, programs for comprehensive parent education, staff development and inservice training, and evaluation of the program by the governing board of the school district with the assistance of administrators, teachers and parents. (KM)
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Authoring Institution: California State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California