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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…
Becker Birgit, February, 2018
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The edited volume "Childcare, Early Education and Social Inequality. An International Perspective" (edited by Blossfeld, Kulic, Skopek, and Triventi) is part of the eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series. This book focuses on children's learning…
Langford Rachel, May, 2017
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For decades, Canadian parents, child care advocates, policymakers, and academics have asked, "Why doesn't Canada have a national, accessible, affordable, and high-quality child care system?" Lisa Pasolli's engaging presentation of the history of…
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…
McDevitt Seung Eun, September, 2016
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Tobin, Arzubiaga and Adair invite us to listen carefully to the forgotten voices of our very essential members in the field of early childhood education: immigrant parents and teachers. The book is relevant in our current context of early childhood…
Janovicek Nancy, June, 2016
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Universally accessible, high-quality, affordable child care has long been the cornerstone of feminist advocacy for women's equality. Studies have demonstrated that access to publicly funded child care improves women's access to employment and…
Spector Barbara S, 08 February, 2016
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A review of a book containing a collection of writings on the role of implementation science in early care and education, with examples of applications of implementation science principles, strategies, and frameworks to early care and education…
Jones Michael, November, 2015
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At the 2014 White House Summit on Early Education, over $1 billion in private, philanthropic, and federal funding was devoted to pre-K and other early childhood interventions. This amount is a small fraction of the $79 billion that is proposed for…
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,…
Douglass Anne L., 11 July, 2015
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The book begins with a general introduction to QRIS, which familiarizes readers with the purpose, design, history, and evaluation of QRIS. Referring to QRIS as a "potentially comprehensive approach to improvement" (p. 25), the authors dedicate the…
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
Campbell-Barr Verity, December, 2013
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The book presents chapters from a number of different countries and extends beyond those of a neo-liberal perspective that one might at first anticipate would appear in a book on childcare markets. The country-specific chapters are broadly speaking…
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…