Early Childhood Education Program

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(a) A Head Start program or an Early Head Start program carried out under the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9831 et seq.), including a migrant or seasonal Head Start program, an Indian Head Start program, or a Head Start program or an Early Head Start program that also receives State funding;

(b) A State licensed or regulated child care program; or

(c) A program that—(1) Serves children from birth through age six that addresses the children’s cognitive (including language, early literacy, and early mathematics), social, emotional, and physical development; and (2) Is—(i) A State prekindergarten program; (ii) A program authorized under section 619 or part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; or (iii) A program operated by a local educational agency.

Source: Taken from Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), 34 CFR §99.3

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