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Building an Infrastructure for Quality Report

Published By Children's Investment Fund

Date July 2011

Children’s Investment Fund commissioned the Facilities Inventory, the first-ever comprehensive review of ECE and OST facilities, to determine whether physical learning environments support policymakers’ and educators’ ambitious educational goals for children at risk, or whether some spaces might actually interfere with successful teaching and learning. The Facilities Inventory reviewed the impact of physical space on children’s health and safety, behavior, physical development, cognition, and social and emotional well-being. It examined accessibility and how adult workspace either enhances or impedes staff effectiveness.

Building an Infrastructure for Quality Report

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