Child_Family_Society - Week 3 Assignment

Child_Family_Society - Week 3 Assignment - Week 3...

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Week 3 Assignment Roland Agustin, Jr. Greg Thomas 05/02/2011
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The goal of the Education Excellence for All Children Act of 1999 was to continue and build upon the progress of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and the Elementary and Secondary Education ACT (ESEA). It supported the efforts of states, school districts, and individual schools to make high standards a reality in American classrooms. The act was to support flexibility for states and schools to allow them to implement programs in ways that meet their particular needs and promote local innovation. Specifically, the Educational Excellence for All Children Act will: a) make a firm commitment to high standards in the class room; b) improve teacher and principal quality to ensure high-quality instruction for all children; c) strengthen flexibility coupled with accountability for results: d) ensure safety, healthy, disciplined, and drug-free school environments where all children feel connected, motivated, and challenged to learn, and where parents are welcome and involved (Regulatory Materials, 1999). Research clearly indicates the multitude of benefits children gain from attending high quality prekindergarten. In Wisconsin four-year old kindergarten is funded through the school
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