State Early Learning Guidelines & Standards Regarding Health


Children’s earliest experiences have a lasting impact on their health and wellness, which are critical components to school readiness and later success in life. From birth through the preschool years, high quality early learning environments lay the foundation for children’s safe and healthy development. These programs help children reach their greatest potential in school and their community. Read More...


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How You Might Use This Document

Health managers and school readiness teams can use this resource to:

  • Research examples of early learning guidelines to write or revise program school readiness goals. One state’s approach may match your program philosophies or systems better than other states. Read More...

Last Reviewed: March 2015

Last Updated: August 31, 2015