Snapshot 36

Families Define Quality Pre-Kindergarten Programs More Broadly Than Educators, Researchers and Policy Makers
FPG Child Development Institute
December, 2006

Education policy makers identify access to quality pre-Kindergarten programs as a critical step in early childhood development. While most agree on access, definitions of quality vary widely. A new study by the National Center for Early Development & Learning (NCEDL) finds that families define quality in broader terms than educators, researchers and policymakers.

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