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The state of pre-k in the District of Columbia: 2016 pre-k report

Pursuant to the reporting requirements in the Pre-K Act, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) produces an annual report on the status of pre-K in DC. The following report highlights the progress made in FY16 and addresses the following: (1) The quality of current pre-K programs across all sectors as determined through use of a common measure - CLASS Pre-K; (2) The capacity and utilization of public pre-K programs, including the manner in which the Head Start program is incorporated into the early learning system; and (3) The progress made toward meeting set goals for pre-K education, including the status of monitoring, assessment, and quality improvement - all core components of a robust accountability process. Overall, this report provides an opportunity to reflect on the significant achievements made over the last year and highlights future actions in order to ensure equitable access to high-quality early learning opportunities DC's youngest learners. (author abstract)
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District of Columbia

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