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Early start : preschool politics in the United States

Early Start

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Karch,Andrew

Source:

The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LC89 .K365 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10174834

Keywords:

Early childhood education--United States, Education and state--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: the preschool puzzle -- Early childhood policy and the American welfare state -- Historical precedents and forces for change -- A watershed episode: the comprehensive child development act -- Venue shopping, federalism, and the role of the states -- Congressional activity and the dissolving early childhood coalition -- Policy stability and political change in the 1980s -- The congressional heritage of a critical juncture -- The contemporary preschool movement in the states -- Conclusion: the future of preschool politics.

Publication Language:

eng