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From the ECS State Policy Database: P-3 Content Standards and Assessment - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Readiness Matters! - Here are the latest school readiness results of Maryland's children, statewide, by subgroups, and for each of Maryland's 24 local jurisdictions. Nearly half the state's entering kindergartners in 2014-15 demonstrated the foundational skills that prepare them for a kindergarten curriculum based on Maryland's more rigorous standards. Children who attended public Pre-K programs the year prior to entering kindergarten are within one point of the state's readiness average. (Maryland State Department of Education, June 2015)...

State Pre-K Assessment Policies: Issues and Status - This report was created to serve as a resource for educators who wish to incorporate assessments into their programs for young children. It summarizes the challenges and current state approaches to assessing the learning outcomes of children enrolled in Pre-K. (Educational Testing Service, 2012)...

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