ERIC Number: ED430702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Prekindergarten and Parent Support Programs.
Denton, David R.
To assist state policymakers in using limited resources to enhance young children's readiness for school, this report examines the development and effectiveness of prekindergarten and parent support programs in the Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB's) 16-state region. States in the region are Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. For each state, information is provided about: program type and name; target population; program requirements; eligible providers; parent education and support; funding and children served; and contact information. Also listed are key questions for policymakers to consider as they develop or expand preschool programs. (KB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Early Intervention, Family Programs, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, School Readiness
Southern Regional Education Board, 592 10th St., N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; Tel: 404-875-9211; Web site: http://www.sreb.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.