ERIC Number: ED445832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Alaska's Children, 1999. Alaska Head Start State Collaboration Project, Quarterly Report.
Douglas, Dorothy, Ed.
Alaska's Children, Win-Sep 1999
This document consists of four issues of the quarterly report "Alaska's Children," which provides information on the Alaska Head Start State Collaboration Project and updates on Head Start activities in Alaska. Regular features in the issues include a calendar of conferences and meetings, a status report on Alaska's children, reports from the Alaska Children's Trust, and "Collaboration Briefings," updates on the collaboration project activities. The Winter 1999 issue focuses on the impact of Head Start in Alaska, program quality, and Head Start investments; and describes how various programs have used the Head Start Performance Standards to develop promising practices. The Spring 1999 issue discusses early child development and the importance of quality care and learning programs to enhance brain growth and development. The September 1999 issue focuses on transitions to the public school at kindergarten and the importance of quality early childhood programs to prepare children for school; this issue also includes an article on the 2000 census. (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Alaska Natives, Brain, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Quality, Emergent Literacy, Family Programs, Newsletters, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Professional Associations, Program Descriptions, School Readiness, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education and Early Development, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska