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ERIC Number: ED493712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Early Education Legislation, 2005: Overview of Trends and Issues. Policy Brief
Howard, Mimi
Education Commission of the States (NJ1)
Bolstered by positive research findings and continued strong support from the economic and business communities, early care and education programming for young children in preschool and kindergarten continued to gain support and attention during the 2005 state legislative sessions. This Policy Brief reviews the work of state legislatures during 2005 and summarizes key policy decisions in four areas: (1) pre-kindergarten legislation; (2) kindergarten and full-day kindergarten legislation; (3) governance and coordination of early learning services and programs; and (4) program and personnel quality. (Contains 3 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A