Child Care's Top 10
The High/Scope Educational Research Foundation and the National Association for the Education of Young Children have recognized 10 programs as exemplary:
Bridges Family Child Care, a family-child-care home in Madison, Wis.
Children's for Children, a corporate child-care program at the nonprofit Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.
Day Care Services Association, a statewide child-care organization that provides resource and referral services, conducts research, and runs a scholarship program for child-care providers in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Kindergarten and Children's Aid Association Pre-Schools of Hawaii, a nonprofit organization in Honolulu.
Kennewick Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program, a nonprofit, public-school based prekindergarten in Kenneeick (Wash.) School District 17.
Lakewood Avenue Children's School, a for-profit center in Durham, N.C.
Miami Valley Child Development Services, a Head Start Agency in Dayton, Ohio.
River Valley Child Development Services, a nonprofit community-action agency in Huntington, W.Va.
Sycamore Tree Preschool, a nonprofit, part-time, church-based program in Bremerton, Wash.
UCLA Child Care Services, a nonprofit, university-based center in Los Angeles.
SOURCE: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation.
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