ERIC Number: ED118272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May-1
American Status of Early Childhood Education, School Year 1974-75.
Stone, Arline M.
This survey of the status of early childhood education in the United States is based primarily on information obtained from the state departments of education in 49 states. The report includes: (1) consideration of current attitudes toward early childhood education; (2) a history of federal involvement in early childhood education; (3) information on important recent state legislation and activities of state child development offices; (4) descriptions of successful early childhood education programs in 13 states; (5) a review of the current status of kindergarten in 30 states; and (6) discussion of current issues and identification of current trends in early childhood education. (ED)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Legislation, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Federal Programs, Government Role, Handicapped Children, Kindergarten, National Surveys, Program Descriptions, State Programs, State Surveys
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Practicum report, submitted in partial fulfillment of requirements for Doctor of Education degree, Nova University