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Early Childhood Education

Education Leaders Reports

Opportunities in ESSA for Improving Early Education

A detailed look at the ESSA provisions pertaining to early childhood education and ways states boards can turn those opportunities into action.

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Early Childhood Education State Network and Workgroup

High-quality early learning requires a high-quality workforce with specialized knowledge and skills. State boards of education play a distinct role in developing a well-qualified early learning workforce as they set requirements for core early learning standards, advance workforce credentialing and preparation, and improve professional development opportunities. State education agencies (SEAs) and state boards of education […]

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Also from NASBE

Right from the Start

The National Early Childhood Education Task Force provided this policy agenda in 1988 to promote the development of all young children.

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