ERIC Number: ED447922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Of Primary Interest, 1999-2000.
Fielden, Frank, Ed.
Of Primary Interest, v7 n1-4 Win 1999-Fall 2000
This document is comprised of four consecutive issues (Winter 1999-Fall 2000) of a newsletter providing information on current research and practice to professionals teaching in the primary grades. The newsletter is published by the National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education (NAECS/SDE); participating states are Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, and North Carolina. The winter 1999 issue contains articles on: (1) looping; (2) the impact of high-quality preschool child care on second-grade outcomes; and (3) second-grade literacy accomplishments. The spring 2000 issue contains articles on: (1) how the quality of child care affects children's success in primary grades; (2) social promotion; and (3) assessing a state's efforts to improve children's readiness for school. The summer-fall 2000 issue provides a position statement from the NAECS/SDE on unacceptable trends in kindergarten entry and placement. (EV)
Descriptors: Day Care Effects, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Grade 2, Kindergarten, Literacy, Looping (Teachers), Primary Education, School Readiness, Social Promotion, Student Placement
Colorado Department of Education, 201 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203; Tel: 303-866-6674; Fax: 303-866-6857. For full text: http://ericps.crc.uiuc.edu/naecs/opi-nl.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education.