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Hill Heather D., June, 2018
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Chaudry and colleagues propose a comprehensive ECE strategy with four connected components: (1) a new federal paid parental leave program, (2) a restructured system of public subsidies for nonparental child care, (3) a program of federal support for…
Ackerman Debra J., March, 2017
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I raise the issue of world view as all of these differing perceptions and beliefs form the backdrop to Squandering America's Future: Why ECE Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children. Written by blogger, former journalist, and ECE…
Ryan Cindy, 26 September, 2015
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As the field of early childhood education becomes more diverse and complex, early childhood systems, as a whole, have been slow to catch up. Early Childhood Governance: Choices and Consequences, edited by Sharon Lyn Kagan and Rebecca E. Gomez,…
Iorio Jeanne Marie, 2015
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The disjointed child care system in the United States and the need for consistent, high-quality care are both addressed in The States of Child Care: Building a Better System. Author Sara Gable shares a descriptive history of policy related to non-…
Smith Jennifer R., 2015
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This is a review of a book that presents a political analysis of the formation and evolution of the structure and policy of the contemporary preschool system in the United States.
Finch Jenna E., Q2 2014
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A review of the book The Pre-K Debates: Current Controversies and Issues
Imig Doug, Fall 2011
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A review of a history of the evolution of the public policy concerning Head Start and public preschool from the late 1950s through the 2010s, as well as a review of a discussion of unresolved advocacy and policy issues concerning the continued…
Ackerman Debra J., May 02, 2011
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A review of a history of the evolution of the public policy supporting Head Start and public preschool between the late 1950s through the 2010s and a discussion of unresolved advocacy and policy issues for the continued improvement of quality and…
Zigler Edward F., Marsland Katherine W., Lord Heather, July 2010
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A critical history of child care policy between 1970 and 2009 and an argument for its improvement based on scientific knowledge of child development
Cunningham Peter, March 2009
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A review of a discussion of the influence of major historical figures in the field of early childhood education on research, philosophy, and current policy in the field
McGillivray Gill, March 2009
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A review of an explanation and discussion of the United Kingdom government's efforts to professionalize the early years sector workforce
Mitchell Helena, October 2008
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A review of a discussion of multi-agency cooperation, policy, and practice related to serving the needs of children in poverty, particularly in Children's Centres in England
Edwards Mark Evan, August 2008
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A review of an evaluation of the short- and long-term effects of the New Hope program on the outcomes of the low income participants and their children
Oberhuemer Pamela, June 2008
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A review of an examination of the debate surrounding the state-run expansion and standardization of preschool, based on ethnographic classroom-based research, case studies of universal preschool programs in Oklahoma and Los Angeles, and a critical…
Liebovich Betty, June 2008
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A review of an examination of the debate surrounding the state-run expansion and standardization of preschool, based on ethnographic classroom-based research, case studies of universal preschool programs in Oklahoma and Los Angeles, and a critical…