ERIC Number: ED289622
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Prekindergarten Programs in Urban Schools. High/Scope Early Childhood Policy Papers No. 6.
Schweinhart, Lawrence J., Ed.; Mazur, Elizabeth, Ed.
A survey of early childhood programs in 38 large-city school districts in the Council of the Great City Schools is discussed in this report. The results reported are based on 28 responding school districts. The information on prekindergarten programs which is presented concerns: (1) enrollment and budgets; (2) types of programs; (3) funding; (4) length of program day; (5) policies regarding teacher qualifications and adult-child ratio; (6) the future of prekindergarten programs in urban schools; and (7) program evaluations. In addition, a statement concerning the potential benefits of good early childhood programs is included. (PCB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Financial Support, National Surveys, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Program Length, Tables (Data), Teacher Certification, Teacher Student Ratio, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, MI.; Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.