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Recommendation for DPI and Ready Schools
The Ready Schools Initiative examines the best practices of Early Childhood/Elementary administrators and educators, and enhances those practices to meet the needs of 21st century students. It is an initiative that is catching on nationwide. North Carolina has formally adopted the Ready Schools initiative and is developing an action plan to introduce to its administrators and teachers. A Ready School provides an inviting atmosphere, values and respects all children and their families and is a place where children succeed. A Ready School is committed to high quality in all domains of learning and teaching and has deep connections with parents and its community. A Ready School prepares children for success in work and life in the 21st century.