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A World Of Opportunity: Inspirations From Abroad For Early Learning At Home

A World Of Opportunity: Inspirations From Abroad For Early Learning At Home

February 1, 2008

This report shares both the practical findings of the study tour and the transformational nature of the experience. The report begins with the nature and make-up of the study trip followed by a short introduction to early learning in England and Finland. The main body

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Early Childhood Education Study Tour Briefing Book

Early Childhood Education Study Tour Briefing Book

September 1, 2007

Welcome to the briefing book for the Economic Opportunity Institute & World Forum Foundation 2007 Early Learning Study Tour to England and Finland. This book sought to provide study tour participants with a basic factual grounding in the early learning

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The Full Story on Full Day

The Full Story on Full Day

July 1, 2007

All children deserve the best chance to succeed. It is their right and it is our responsibility. The Washington State Constitution enshrines “ample provision for the education of all children” as the primary duty of the state, and the people and their representatives bear this responsibility because

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Achieving High-Quality Early Learning and Care in Washington State

Achieving High-Quality Early Learning and Care in Washington State

September 1, 2005

High-quality early learning and care programs improve the academic achievement, health, and well-being of young children and pave the way for their success later in life. Extensive research has shown that with high-quality, comprehensive early learning and care, children do better in school,

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Washington State Career and Wage Ladder Evaluation

February 15, 2005

The most important elements of high-quality early childhood education are the compensation, consistency, and education and training of child care teachers. The Washington State Early Childhood Education Career and Wage Ladder is a successful public-private partnership between the state and

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Beyond the Mandate: An Analysis of a Survey of School District Early Learning Programs in Washington State

Beyond the Mandate: An Analysis of a Survey of School District Early Learning Programs in Washington State

September 1, 2004

Early learning programs, such as pre-kindergarten and extended-day or full-day kindergarten, are increasingly considered critical components in preparing children for academic success. Armed with consistent research linking high-quality early learning to a child’s success, school districts around the state have gone beyond

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Strategic Pathways Toward Statewide Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten in Washington State

Strategic Pathways Toward Statewide Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten in Washington State

July 1, 2004

Our system of free universal public education for children ages five through eighteen is the cornerstone for creating opportunity and advancement for the vast majority of American children. In this new century, we must insure that the students beginning public school are prepared

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Strategic Pathways Toward Statewide Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten in Washington State

Strategic Pathways Toward Statewide Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten in Washington State

July 1, 2004

Our system of free universal public education for children ages five through eighteen is the cornerstone for creating opportunity and advancement for the vast majority of American children. In this new century, we must insure that the students beginning public school are prepared

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Focus on Early Learning: Lessons from the French école maternelles

Focus on Early Learning: Lessons from the French école maternelles

January 15, 2004

The French-American Foundation and the Economic Opportunity Institute believe that the most successful elements of France’s century-old preschool system of école maternelle offer interesting lessons and insights for Washington. France’s école maternelle program is an internationally renowned system of free, universal, high-quality pre-kindergarten education. Although

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Early Learning and Care Survey Results

Early Learning and Care Survey Results

August 15, 2003

Early childhood education is increasingly being accepted as a public responsibility, rather than viewed as solely the responsibility of families. Changes in the workforce and demands from parents for high-quality child care, federal and state education reform efforts, and local

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