Pre-K Testing and Accountability Coming to a Community Near You

Joan Lombardi. Roberto Rodriguez , Jacqueline Jones

The Obama Administration just released proposed competition criteria for the Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge, directed at preschool and kindergarten children. Pre-K testing will be part of the initiative. How will this program impact teachers, caregivers and early learning providers? What kinds of tests will preschool teachers have to administer to young children under this new program? What new criteria will be set in place for the early childhood work force?

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Special Assistant to the President for Education in the White House Domestic Policy Council, Roberto Rodriguez. Senior Advisor for Early Learning at the U.S. Department of Education, Jacqueline Jones.Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Joan Lombardi.
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