Early Childhood Update

1. Proposed Rules for Public Preschool Programs in Maine The Maine Department of Education has proposed rules that would create standards for public preschools in Maine. A public hearing on the proposal was held last week on Monday, November 17, 2014 in Augusta. There were approximately a dozen people in attendance and comments were made … More Early Childhood Update

Maine receives mixed ratings in The 2011 State Preschool Yearbook

The National Institute of Early Education Research at Rutgers University has released its annual report on pre-K in the United States, “The State of Preschool 2011.” The 2011 State Preschool Yearbook is the latest edition of an annual report profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. Data on state-funded prekindergarten during 2010-2011 school year … More Maine receives mixed ratings in The 2011 State Preschool Yearbook