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School Readiness Program's Potential Not Realized With Critical Issues Unresolved, Report No. 02-07, January 2002
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School Readiness Overview

  • the program has not been fully implemented;
  • the partnership cannot document effectiveness until it implements the assessment system;
  • local readiness coalitions have made limited progress in integrating delivery systems and some are deliberately postponing changes to preserve the status quo; and
  • several critical issues could jeopardize future program success including disagreements over authority and potential loss of school districts as providers.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Early Learning Programs

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 06-60 Progress Report: School Readiness Guidance and Communication Improve; Fiscal Issues, Evaluation Need Attention, published in August 2006.
  • Report No. 04-06 Program Review:  School Readiness Program’s Potential Is Beginning to Be Realized, But Is Hindered by Partnership Guidance Issues, published in January 2004.
  • Report No. 03-75 Information Brief: School Readiness Coalitions’ Progress Varies in Implementing the Program Over Two Years, published in December 2003.
  • Report No. 02-61 Progress Report: Child Care Program Implements Recommendations to Improve Licensing and Enforcement Activities, published in November 2002.
  • Report No. 00-16 Justification Review: Child Care Program Florida Department of Children and Families, published in November 2000.
  • Report No. 98-38 Follow-up Review of Early Education and Child Care Programs, published in January 1999.
  • Report No. 94-27 Review of Early Education and Child Care Programs: A Fourteen-County Perspective, published in January 1995.
  • Report No. 94-25 Performance Review of the Early Education and Child Care Programs Administered by the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, published in December 1994.

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