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Schools Of The 21st Century

Linking Child Care And Education, 1st Edition

By Matia Finn-stevenson, Edward Zigler


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The nation is abuzz with consideration of prekindergarten programs for all children. To better understand the issues involved, funding and staffing considerations as well as policy option, this book is a must read. In this timely book, Matia Finn-Stevenson and Edward Zigler argue that the federal government alone cannot address the need for child c

Table of Contents

The Realities of Family Life -- Remaking Schools to Fit Families' Needs -- Linking Child Care and Education: The Research Base -- Schools' Role in the Provision of Nonacademic Support Services: The Debate -- Implementation -- Program Funding -- Evaluation -- What's Ahead

About the Authors

Matia Finn-Stevenson, a research scientist at Yale, is director of the School of the 21st Century and associate director of the Bush centre in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University, where Edward Zigler, Sterling Professor of Psychology, is director. Zigler and Finn-Stevenson also coauthored Children in a Changing World: Development and Social Issues (1993).

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