Desired Results for Children and Families

Research shows that children who attend high quality programs are more successful in school, have lower drop out rates, and are better readers. The California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education and Support Division (EESD), has established the Desired Results System to improve program quality in early care and education programs across the state.

What's New!

  • CDE posts the new Preschool Program Guidelines - Read more»


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The DRDP (2015) Portfolio App is now available!  The new portfolio app can be accessed on an iPad via the app store, or can be accessed from a web browser on any desktop, laptop, or tablet device. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


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