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Document Number: 8059

Maximizing Reform in the Stimulus Bill: Supporting Effective Early Education MS Word PDF - Countless studies have shown that high-quality pre-kindergarten programs narrow achievement gaps and produce long-term gains in student learning and educational attainment. States have made substantial investments in pre-K and other early education programs over the past decade. But current state budget shortfalls threaten states’ progress in improving access to high-quality early education programs. This ECS Briefing Memo argues that the solution is to use ARRA funds to creatively support quality early education programs. (Sara Mead, The New America Foundation and the Education Commission of the States, May 2009)...
Author: Sara Mead
Publication: Briefing Memo
Publisher: Education Commission of the States


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