Early Childhood Education

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This book provides an accurate and current overview of the most salient early childhood policy issues. Written by individuals who are involved in the legislation (one contribution comes from the former governor of Arkansas and now President Bill Clinton), implementation and evaluation of policy for young children and their families, it contains three parts: a section on policy issues, and a section on public school early childhood programs and policy for both regular and special...

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Overview

This book provides an accurate and current overview of the most salient early childhood policy issues. Written by individuals who are involved in the legislation (one contribution comes from the former governor of Arkansas and now President Bill Clinton), implementation and evaluation of policy for young children and their families, it contains three parts: a section on policy issues, and a section on public school early childhood programs and policy for both regular and special needs preschoolers.

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A comprehensive, committed policy text designed to serve as a tool for many groups, including students in child development and early childhood education; early childhood advocates; legislators; and those who are involved in the shaping of policy for young children, such as state and national agencies. Among the contributors is Governor Bill Clinton. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Early Childhood Policy: An Introduction 1
Pt. I Early Childhood Policy Development at the State and National Levels
2 Policy Related to Disadvantaged and At-Risk Preschoolers 21
3 Birthing Collaborations in Early Care and Education: A Polemic of Pain and Promise 31
4 Beyond the Sandbox: State Issues in Early Childhood Education 51
5 The High/Scope Perry Preschool Study, Similar Studies, and Their Implications for Public Policy in the United States 67
Pt. II Policy Issues Related to Child Care
6 Issues Related to Infant Child Care Policy 89
7 Emerging Child Care Policy Issues 105
8 The Role of the Corporation in Promoting Early Childhood Education and Care and Family Support Systems 117
Pt. III Policy Issues Related to Public School Early Childhood Programs
9 Developmentally Appropriate Practice and the Challenge of Public School Reform 137
10 Creating Change with the Public Schools: Reflections of an Early Childhood Teacher Educator 155
11 Federal Initiatives for Exceptional Children: The Ecology of Special Education 175
12 Emerging Policy Issues: Summary and Synthesis 195
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