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Editorial: From the roots up


June 11, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityState & LocalWorkforce
The Baltimore Sun

The School Readiness Act presages a future in which state and federal preschool programs collaborate, if not consolidate, and operate under more uniform quality and accountability guidelines. The plan properly calls for greater emphasis on teacher quality: Head Start’s own longitudinal study of its children has found that despite improvement, too many reach school age lacking adequate literacy and math basics.