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Washington may accomplish more than you’d expect in early education in 2011

From Birth to Thrive Online:

In Washington State, early learning leaders have set 11 priorities for 2011, and despite the massive budget deficit they could make more progress than you might think.

The priorities are the next step in Washington’s statewide Early Learning Plan, which was released in September, and range from expanding home visiting to phasing in full-day kindergarten. The plan is the brainchild of the Department of Early Learning, Thrive by Five Washington and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

[A]ll of the priorities were chosen because the three lead agencies think they can be achieved in the current budget climate.

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