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preschool education:

see kindergartenkindergarten
[Ger.,=garden of children], system of preschool education. Friedrich Froebel designed (1837) the kindergarten to provide an educational situation less formal than that of the elementary school but one in which children's creative play instincts would be organized
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; nursery schoolnursery school,
educational institution for children from two to four years of age. It is distinguishable from a day nursery in that it serves children of both working and nonworking parents, rarely receives public funds, and has as its primary objective to promote the social
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Where N denoted preschool education informatization in universities, and c represented the main influential factors of informatization evaluation on preschool education specialty in universities (Guo et al.
Therefore, we need to consider the context of social, economic and cultural diversities when we want to understand its meaning and attempt to set the indicators that measure quality in preschool education (Dahlberg, Moss & Pence, 1999).
Nonwhites (85%) are more likely than whites (63%) to favor expanding preschool education, and those residing in lower-income households (81%) show greater support than those in middle- and upper-income households (65% each).
A Chicago study indicated that children without a preschool education are 70% more likely to be arrested for a violent crime before the age of 18, while here in San Diego county, the RAND study estimated that preschool could result in 2150 fewer juvenile petitions.
This study uses descriptive method based on relational survey model with a view to evaluating the social skills of first-grade primary school students who received preschool education and did not receive preschool education.
The closest the United States has come to getting a federal commitment to universal preschool education was Walter Mondale and John Brademas' Comprehensive Child Development Act of 1971, which passed both houses of Congress with support from a coalition of psychologists, liberal politicians, and child-advocacy groups.
These are the role of preschool education (and particularly the Head Start program) in enhancing educational achievement; the effects of bilingual education; the significance of class size; the issue of social promotion, and finally the question of whether the quality of schools can be improved through the allocation of additional resources.
We must make preschool education available to every child.
WHEN Bill Clinton has spoken about education below the university level, he has most often talked about preschool education.
Although there is widespread agreement that compensatory preschool education can produce short-term gains in test scores, its ability to produce meaningful long-term improvements in educational and economic success has been questioned.
it found that high-quality preschool education can help poor children to lead significantly more successful lives by the time they reach 19 years old (SN: 9/22/84, p.