Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality

Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871545572
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 02/17/2017
Edition description: 1
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 616,203
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author


AJAY CHAUDRY is senior fellow at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and former deputy assistant secretary for human services policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. TARYN MORRISSEY is assistant professor of public administration and policy at American University. CHRISTINA WEILAND is assistant professor of education at the University of Michigan. HIROKAZU YOSHIKAWA is the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and a University Professor at New York University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

About the Authors xiii

Acknowledgments xv

1 Introduction 1

2 Paid Parental Leave 19

3 Affordable, High-Quality Care and Education 41

4 Universal Preschool 71

5 A New Head Start 101

6 Conclusion: No More Tinkering at the Edges 127

Appendix: Estimates and Assumptions for Investments in the Components of Our Proposed Plan 151

Notes 163

References 189

Index 221

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