Schools for preschool children, usually 2 1/2 to 5 1/2 years of age -- preschool programs are either part-day or part-week and may be operated as a service by public schools, or for profit by other agencies or individuals. Prior to 2019, this subject was indexed under "Nursery Schools."
Use this term instead ofNursery Schools
Related TermsChild Care Centers
Child Development Centers
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Teachers
Added to ERIC: 2/8/2019