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Title:  Prekindergarten in U.S. Public Schools: 2000-2001
Description: This report provides national estimates on classes that serve children prior to kindergarten in U.S. public schools. The report includes information on the number of schools that offered general or special education prekindergarten classes, the number and characteristics of children enrolled in such classes, support services offered to and received by these children, the number and characteristics of teachers assigned to prekindergarten teachers, and funding sources used by the schools. Most findings are based on schools that offered at least one class for children prior to kindergarten during the 200001 school year. In addition, information on the education level of prekindergarten teachers and the pay scale used to determine their compensation is reported.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: March 2003
Web Release: March 7, 2003
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2003019
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Timothy Smith, Anne Kleiner, Basmat Parsad, Elizabeth Farris
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Fast Response Survey System (FRSS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
John H. Ralph.
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