Could it have anything to do with the fact that Georgia does not require a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, or even a Bachelors Degree? Could it be related to Georgia's market friendly model that allows programs to sprout from most any dedicated edupreneur with a business plan? Could it have anything to do with the fact that less prepared teachers make them more dependent upon the menu of corporate solutions that are being marketed across the state?
Here is the impressive list of state-approved corporate "curriculum models" that must be used. From the State website: