Published Online: February 28, 2006
Published in Print: March 1, 2006, as Early-Childhood Education

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Early-Childhood Education

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Well-trained teachers, small class sizes, support for parents, and a “bridge” into the elementary grades are common characteristics found in some of the nation’s most successful early-childhood-education programs, concludes a report.

The report—released by the New York City-based Committee for Economic Development—identifies the key features needed to design a “high quality” early-childhood-education program. Its conclusions are based on the work done by the High/ Scope Perry Preschool program, the Carolina Abecedarian Project, and the Chicago Child-Parent Centers.

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