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What does UPK stand for?

UPK stands for Universal Pre-Kindergarten

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Byline: The Register-Guard President Obama's call for universal pre-kindergarten in his State of the Union address sounded more like a hope than a plan.
State government plays a critical role improving early literacy by funding programs such as Universal Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and early intervention, which increase access to reading at an early age and address early speech concerns.
It is also important to note that a ballot initiative calling for universal pre-kindergarten in California went down in defeat in the summer of 2006, despite the fact that the chambers of commerce of Los Angeles and San Francisco had come out in support of the proposition based on its economic impact.
Among their topics are the role of strategic communications in policy advocacy, from visions to systems of universal pre-kindergarten, new directions in prevention and intervention for teen pregnancy and parenthood, and using the Web to disseminate research and affect public policy.
In the most ambitious plan since education reforms in 1993, the new Democratic governor will seek to lengthen the school day by at least two hours, create a universal pre-kindergarten program, strengthen curriculum requirements in math and English and launch new teacher training programs.