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ERIC Number: ED360058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar-31
Pages: 88
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Starting Right, Starting Right Now. Report of the Louisiana Early Childhood Study Commission, 1993.
Kennard, Linda, Ed.; Taylor, Mary, Ed.
Issue papers that focus on improving and expanding quality early childhood services in Louisiana are presented in this report. Each paper includes a description of current practice, several questions and answers concerning the issue, and a list of recommendations and strategies. Following an executive summary and introduction (which includes a table listing current early childhood services in Louisiana), the papers are divided into two general categories: educational issues and organizational issues. Papers on educational issues address the following topics: assessment; readiness; developmentally appropriate curriculum; retention and extra-year programs; heterogeneous grouping; continuity and coordination between early childhood providers; and working with parents. Organizational issues covered include: approval and licensing of programs; approval and certification of early childhood providers; staff development opportunities and requirements; and before- and after-school child care. Contains a list of 119 resources and references. (MM)
Bureau of Chapter 1, Louisiana Department of Education, 654 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Bureau of Chapter 1.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana