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February 29, 2016

Improving Quality in California’s Early Childhood Education System

Policy Brief: The Building Blocks of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Programs

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The Learning Policy Institute released its brief, The Building Blocks of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Programs, at a policy convening co-hosted by Early Edge California and Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) in Sacramento, CA, on February 29, 2016.

The Learning Policy Institute's Principal Research Manager Marjorie Wechsler presented the report findings, which include 10 important elements of high-quality early childhood education programs, as indicated by research and professional standards. Wechsler joined other researchers and educators in two panel discussions, including representatives from the Bay Area Quality Early Learning Partnership, the Early Learning Lab, Educare California at Silicon Valley, First 5 California, First 5 Santa Clara, the Fresno Unified School District, Los Angeles Universal Preschool, New America, the Opportunity Institute, and the San Francisco Unified School District.

Policymakers, funders, advocates, and educators were among those in attendance. Watch the video provided by PACE.

For more information on the event and to view additional presentations, visit Early Edge California's event page.