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Separate Strands: Early Education and Child Care for Poor Children in the 1980s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The education reform movement of the 1980s drew preschool closer to the world of public education, leading to the spread of public pre‐kindergarten programs. Research on the long‐term benefits of ... More


Early Childcare and Preschool

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the effects of childcare and parenting in the development of children's literacy. It also discusses how early childhood programs positively influence children's academic and ... More


Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the risk factors and precursors of juvenile delinquency followed by an overview of some programs designed to prevent delinquency. It describes prevention programs directed to ... More


Wednesday’s Children

David Stoesz

in Building Better Social Programs: How Evidence Is Transforming Public Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190945572
eISBN:
9780190945602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945572.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

During the Progressive Era, nonprofit organizations were the basis for child welfare, promoting the creation of the Children’s Bureau. Title IV of the Social Security Act established that the ... More


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