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Education Reform Starts Early: Lessons from New Jersey’s PreK-3rd Reform Efforts


December 1, 2009
Governance and AccountabilityOutcomesState & Local

This report describes how New Jersey became a national leader in early education with the state's reforms from preschool to third grade.

Education Reform Starts Early: Lessons from New Jersey’s PreK-3rd Reform Efforts

by Sara Mead (2009)

This report explains how New Jersey became a national leader in early education through its reform efforts from preschool to third grade. Specifically, the report describes the state’s successes and challenges, draws state and national policy lessons from New Jersey’s experiences, and provides recommendations for the state to build on its success.

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