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Preschool

ABBOTT PRE-K IS NOT AN UNREGULATED PRIVATE SCHOOL "VOUCHER" PROGRAM

Published on: May 9, 2007

Research continues to confirm that New Jersey’s investment in the pre-kindergarten program ordered in the landmark Abbott v. Burke case yields significant educational value.

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ELC ACTION RESULTS IN RE-ENROLLMENT OF ILLEGALLY EXPELLED PRE-K STUDENT

Published on: May 7, 2007

On April 2, 2007, four-year-old J.M. was summarily expelled from his preschool program at the Charles Sumner School in Camden, NJ.

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STUDY SHOWS ABBOTT PRE-K PROGRAM AMONG THE NATION'S BEST

Published on: April 20, 2007

New Jersey’s Abbott pre-kindergarten program is among the top programs in the country, according to a new study by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University.

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NEW JERSEY RECEIVES HIGH MARKS ON NATIONAL PRE-K REPORT CARD

Published on: November 23, 2004

New Jersey received high marks for preschool education, according to the 2004 State Preschool Yearbook just released by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University.

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NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT EXTENDS PRE-K TEACHER CERTIFICATION DEADLINE

Published on: June 8, 2004

The NJ Supreme Court ordered an extension of the September 2004 deadline for certification of all Abbott preschool teachers.

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COMMISSIONER SEEKS TO EXTEND PRE-K TEACHER CERTIFICATION DEADLINE

Published on: May 19, 2004

NJ Commissioner of Education William Librera filed an application with the NJ Supreme Court on May 18 requesting an extension of the September 2004 deadline for certification of all Abbott preschool teachers.

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MASSACHUSETTS COURT RECOMMENDS PRESCHOOL FOR ALL AT-RISK 3- AND 4-YEAR OLDS

Published on: April 29, 2004

In a ruling similar to New Jersey's Abbott case, a Massachusetts judge, in declaring that state's school funding system unconstitutional, directed the Commonwealth to provide a free, public preschool program for all low-income children, children with disabilities, and children with limited English proficiency.

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NJDOE ABBOTT PRESCHOOL STUDY HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO IMPROVE FACILITIES

Published on: April 16, 2004

On March 26, 2004, the New Jersey Department of Education and a consortium of university researchers released findings from an assessment of Abbott preschool program quality.

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