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Essentials of Quality Public Preschool


November 8, 2018 Quality and CurriculumState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations
GG Weisenfeld Ed.D.

NIEER’s new state-by-state analysis evaluates how well 59 state-funded preschool programs satisfy a list of “ essential elements ” characterizing high-quality programs—and finds widespread change is needed to provide the high-quality early learning opportunities children need to succeed. Implementing 15 Essential Elements for High-Quality Pre-K: An Updated Scan of State Policies reviews policies in place across 44 states and DC as well as implementation and the enabling environment in which preschool…