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The California Preschool Learning Foundations outline key knowledge and skills that most children can achieve when provided with the kinds of interactions, instruction, and environments that research has shown to promote early learning and development. The foundations can provide early childhood educators, parents, and the public with a clear understanding of the wide range of knowledge and skills that preschool children typically attain when given the benefits of a high-quality preschool program.

Inclusion Works! This California Department of Education publication is designed to provide guidance on proven strategies that promote belonging and inclusion for all children. This publication contains stories and examples, as well as background information and resources that support strategies for successful inclusion. Suggestions for ways to adapt the environment are provided, along with examples of inclusive strategies. A glossary and appendixes make this handbook a practical tool for care providers.

Effective Early Childhood Transitions: A Guide for Transition at Age Three.  This guidebook, jointly developed and produced by the California Department of Developmental Services and the California Department of Education, Special Education Division, details regulations and recommended practices for successful transition of children at age three who are eligible for services under Part C Early Start or Part B special education.