Early start : preschool politics in the United States
Source:The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor (2013)
Call Number:Cubb LC89 .K365 2013
Keywords:Early childhood education--United States, Education and state--United States
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.