prekindergarten


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prekindergarten

(priːˈkɪndəɡɑːtən)
adj
relating to the period before a child can attend kindergarten
n
(Education) a class for children who are too young to attend kindergarten
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This book is based on their work on Project Early ID, a successful early identification and intervention pilot program for struggling prekindergarten students in the Baltimore City public schools.
The low level of regulations for informal care combined with the increasing number of public schools and state prekindergarten programs offering free and reduced-cost options for three- and four-year-old children has the potential to squeeze for-profit providers out of the market.
Compared with children born at term, those born as late preterm infants were 36% more likely to have developmental delay or disability, 19% more likely to be suspended in kindergarten, and 13% more likely to have a disability in prekindergarten at 3 years of age.
Wells Fargo accepts requests for financial support of prekindergarten and kindergarten through grade 12 institutions, as well as for nonprofits whose primary focus is to assist them.
On February 8, 2007, the District of Columbia Department of Health (DCDOH) was notified of an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis in an elementary school (prekindergarten through sixth grade).
Enriching children, enriching the nation; public investment in high-quality prekindergarten.
By establishing Focal Points for prekindergarten to grade 8, the "big ideas" or most important topics are set for students to move successfully from one grade to the next, with the emphasis on problem solving, reasoning, communication, making connections, and designing and analyzing representations along the entire continuum.
To bring clarity and coherence to diverse mathematics curricula in use across the United States, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has released Curriculum Focal Points for Prekindergarten through Grade 8 Mathematics: A Quest for Coherence.
Since 2004, a total of 10 child-parent centers have been replaced by federal Head Start or state prekindergarten programs, with most of them on the South and West sides.
Robert-Leslie Publishing (www.robert-leslie.com) has introduced the InvestiGator Club Prekindergarten Learning System (www.investigator-club.com), a comprehensive system of instruction, teacher support, and materials for the pre-K classroom.
This exciting series translates the five strands of NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics into action and illustrates the growth and connectedness of content areas from prekindergarten through grade 12.
By 1993, stressed-caused aggression was being reported as a major concern of prekindergarten teachers (Micklo, 1993).