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Alabama Pre-K enrollment down during pandemic, still highly-ranked by national group

Alabama Pre-K enrollment down during pandemic, still highly-ranked by national group Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program again has won national accolades for the 15th consecutive year. The National Institute for Early Education Research’s annual report, released Monday, found Alabama is one of only six top-ranking states meeting benchmarks for curriculum standards, teacher training and class

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Alabama First Class Pre-k program ranked nation’s best for 15th straight year

Alabama First Class Pre-k program ranked nation’s best for 15th straight year Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) has ranked Alabama First Class Pre-K as the nation’s highest quality state pre-kindergarten program for the 15th consecutive year. “Ensuring our youngest learners have a strong start to

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News Alabama expanding effort to improve pre-K through 3rd grade learning

Alabama expanding effort to improve pre-K through 3rd grade learning Updated Mar 23, 2021; Posted Mar 23, 2021   A First Class Pre-K classroom in Attalla City Schools. (Alabama School Readiness Alliance) By Mike Cason | mcason@al.com Thirty-four more Alabama classrooms are adopting a program for prekindergarten through third grade that officials say aims to

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Alabama expands program improving early elementary education

Alabama expands program improving early elementary education This fall, Alabama’s public schools will have 34 new classrooms funded by the state’s Pre-K through 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning (P-3) program. The P-3 program is an effort by the state education entities to integrate the instructional practices of the state’s best-in-the-nation First Class Pre-K

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are announcing funding for 34 new classrooms across the state.

Ivey Announces Funding for 34 New Classrooms Across State By WVUA 23 on March 24, 2021 News, State, Top Stories Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are announcing funding for 34 new classrooms across the state. The classrooms are being funded through the Pre-K through Third Grade Integrated Approach

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