Early Childhood Education
Taking Stock: Assessing and Improving Early Childhood Learning and Program Quality
The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Foundation for Child Development and the Joyce Foundation created the Early Childhood Accountability Task Force and charged them with developing recommendations for a state accountability system for early education programs. This report is a result of the Task Force's research on early childhood assessment, program evaluation, early childhood pedagogy and practice, and advocacy.
The High Scope/Perry Preschool Study Through Age 40
The High/Scope Perry Preschool study is a scientific experiment that has identified both the short and long term effects of a high quality preschool education program for young children living in poverty. From 1962 - 1967, David Weikart and his colleagues in the Ypsilanti, Michigan school district operated the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program for young children to help them avoid school failure and related problems.
The State of Preschool 2006 (National Institute for Early Education Research)
The National Institute for Early Education Research supported by the Pew Charitable Trusts and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey analyzes each state's profile as it relates to per-child funding, access and high quality early childhood education standards.
Safe, Healthy and Ready to Succeed: Arizona School Readiness Key Performance Indicators
The Arizona State Board on School Readiness, part of the Governor's Office for Children, youth and Families provides a baseline set of sixteen Key Performance Indicators by which to measure Arizona's School Readiness Plan.
I Am Ready to Succeed: Arizona’s School Readiness Action Plan
The Arizona State Board on School Readiness, part of the Governor's Office for Children, Youth and Families outlines a Framework for Arizona's School Readiness Action Plan.
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