Creating the Best Prekindergartens

Schweinhart, Lawrence J.
March 2008
Education Week;3/19/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p36
The article presents the author's views on creating the best prekindergartens. His suggestions for making prekindergartens highly effective include, inducting children living in low-income families or otherwise at risk of school failure, having enough qualified teachers and providing them with ongoing support, using a validated, interactive child-development curriculum, and conducting assessment of program quality and children's development of school readiness.


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