Publications and Research

These two reports document the degree to which the Connecticut School Readiness Initiative (CSRI) classrooms operating in south-central Connecticut during FY 1999 and FY 2000 have achieved high quality. While most classrooms provided high quality education and care for preschoolers, quality varied greatly, and many classrooms needed improvement in at least one area. Recommendations include improving quality through NAEYC accreditation.

Presents a comprehensive, coherent picture of early childhood learning, along with a clear path toward improving this important stage of life for all children.