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Investing in Early Childhood Development: Evidence to Support a Movement for Educational Change Alvin R. Tarlov

Investing in Early Childhood Development: Evidence to Support a Movement for Educational Change

Alvin R. Tarlov

Published January 15th 2008
ISBN : 9781403979933
Hardcover
272 pages
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The national movement toward massive expansion of early childhood education and development has evolved into individual state-by-state initiatives. Contributors set forth the evidence that will encourage states to take up this cause, provideMoreThe national movement toward massive expansion of early childhood education and development has evolved into individual state-by-state initiatives. Contributors set forth the evidence that will encourage states to take up this cause, provide advocates with the information they will need to make their case, and guide states and advocates in building a public and political will for change. Great advancements in the sciences of child development and brain development have provided a whole new foundation of thought regarding early childhood programs (preschooling) for 3- and 4-year-olds. The eleven chapters are organized into three sections: I, The Science- II, Early Childhood Intervention Programs- III, Social Action and Public Policy Issues. An inspiring read that is also serious and instructive.psychologists, teachers, and education professors and policymakers.