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Author Rose, Elizabeth R

Title The promise of preschool : from Head Start to universal pre-kindergarten / Elizabeth Rose

Publ Info Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Newport  LB1140.23 .R67 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LB1140.23 .R67 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LB1140.23 .R67 2010    AVAILABLE
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Descript x, 278 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-271) and index
Contents Promises and politics : Head Start sets the stage in the 1960s -- Creating a patchwork approach to child care in the 1970s -- Separate strands : early education and child care for poor children in the 1980s -- Opening doors to universal preschool in the 1990s -- Preschool for all : building a movement in the 2000s -- "Preschool for all" or preschool for the needy? Universal and targeted approaches in the states -- Mixed blessings : delivering preschool inside and outside the "education tent" -- Putting the promise of preschool into practice -- History lessons for preschool advocates
LC subject Education, Preschool -- United States
Head Start programs -- United States
Educational equalization -- United States
ISBN 9780195395075 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195395077 (cloth : alk. paper)