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Morgan Gwen, Winter 1989
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the philosophical, educational, and turf-sharing obstacles to the establishment of a national child care policy in the United States, and a proposal of overarching goals to be agreed upon by all stakeholders
Besharov Douglas J., Tramontozzi Paul N., 1989
Other
Peer Reviewed
A review and critique of child care tax credits and government spending programs, arguing that they benefit families in middle and upper-class income brackets at the expense of the poor
Zigler Edward F., Finn-Stevenson Matia, 1989
Other
Peer Reviewed
A summary of the underlying issues of child care in America and recommendations of concepts for policymakers to consider when creating child care policies
Lubeck Sally, 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of United States child care policy with European policies in terms of length of maternal leave and benefits, national health insurance programs, and public child care programs
Grimmett Sadie, Garrett Aline M., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of research and public policy surrounding the Head Start program from its inception in 1965 through its operation in the 1980's, particularly the impact of the program within disadvantaged communities
Rapp Gail S., Lloyd Sally A., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the link between the home as haven ideology on the decision to use familiy based or center based child care
MacKinnon Carol E., King Donna, 1988
Other
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the child care system in America, with a review of the role of family and child care environment characteristics in influencing child development, and a critique of resources on child care for parents, professionals, and policy…
Karweit Nancy, 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the organization of early education instruction in terms of programs, entry requirements, length of the school day and nature of curriculum
Seefeldt Carol, 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the development and implementation of accreditation guidelines for early education providers as well an overview of how to improve baccalaureate and fifth-year education for early education providers
Spodek Bernard, 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of academic and social considerations in evaluating the developmental appropriateness of public kindergarten, based on the purposes and content of kindergarten programs and curricula
Shepard Lorrie A., Smith Mary L., 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of policies aimed at kindergarten standards and their implications for kindergarten demographics, curricula and students
White Sheldon H., Buka Stephen L., 1987
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of early childhood education in the United States centering on its history in America, its philosophical underpinnings, and the changes in public policy pertaining to early education
Macchiarola Frank J., 1987
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
Kahn Alfred J., Kamerman Sheila B., 1987
Other
Phillips Deborah A., Zigler Edward F., 1987
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of empirical, ideological and political influences that have shaped the history of federal child care regulation