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Document Number: 10102

VPK Teachers' Education Level Does Not Substantially Influence Kindergarten Readiness Scores; Program and Provider Differences Affect Readiness Rates - This report answers the following three questions with regards to Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) education Program: (1) Do VPK teachers with bachelor's degrees do a better job preparing children for kindergarten than other teachers?; (2) Is there a difference in kindergarten readiness depending on the type of VPK program children attend?; (3) Is there a difference in kindergarten readiness of children who completed the VPK School-Year Program in public versus private provider settings? (OPPAGA, February 2012)...

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