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The promise of preschool: From Head Start to universal pre-kindergarten

Promise of Preschool

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Oxford University Press, Oxford ; New York, p.278 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1140.23 .R67 2010

URL:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.001.0001

Keywords:

Education, Educational equalization--United States, Head Start programs--United States, Preschool--United States

Notes:

"In The Promise of Preschool , Elizabeth Rose traces the history of decisions on early education made by presidents from Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush, by other lawmakers, and by experts, advocates, activists, and others. Using this historical context as a lens, the book shows how the past shapes today's preschool debate and provides meaningful perspective on the policy questions that need to be addressed as we move forward: Should we provide preschool to all children, or just to the neediest? Should it be run by public schools, or incorporate private child care providers? How do we most effectively ensure educational quality and success?"