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Early Childhood Learning [microform] : Programs for a New Age. Recommendations from a National Invitational Conference (Washington, DC, November 29-December 1, 1999)
Bib ID 5673380
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
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National Research Center on Education in the Inner Cities, Philadelphia, PA
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2000 
21 p. 
Summary

This issue contains a summary of the recommendations that emerged from discussions at a conference on early childhood learning. Several key areas emerged from the conference work groups, including universal access to daycare, improving the quality of professional development, and increasing parental involvement in early childhood education. The following papers are summarized: (1) "Child Care Quality and Children's Success at School" (Deborah Lowe Vandell and Kim M. Pierce); (2) "The Federal Commitment to Preschool Education: Lessons from and for Head Start" (Edward Zigler and Sally J. Styfco); (3) "Understanding Efficacy of Early Childhood Programs: Critical Design, Practice, and Policy Issues" (Sharon Landesman Ramey and Craig T. Ramey); (4) "The Three Types of Early Childhood Programs in the United States" (Lawrence J. Schweinhart); (5) "Lessons from Europe: European Preschools Revisited in a Global Age" (Sarane Spence Boocock); (6) "The Science and Policies of Early Childhood Education and Family Services" (Robert B. McCall, Lana Larsen, and Angela Ingram); (7) "Kindergarten Programs: Readiness, Transitions, and Delay of Kindergarten Entry" (Elizabeth Graue); (8) "The Added Value of Continuing Early Intervention into the Primary Grades" (Arthur J. Reynolds); and (9) "Grade Retention, Social Promotion, and 'Third Way' Alternatives" (Karl L. Alexander, Doris R. Entwisle, and Nader Kabbani). (SLD)

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Availability: For full text: http://222.temple.edu/LSS.

Sponsoring Agency: Department of Education, Washington, DC.

Sponsoring Agency: Mid-Atlantic Lab. for Student Success, Philadelphia, PA.

ERIC Note: Introduction written by Margaret C. Wang and Arthur J. Reynolds.

CEIC Review, v9 n3 Jun 2000.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Day Care.  |  Early Childhood Education.  |  Early Intervention.  |  Faculty Development.  |  Parent Participation.  |  Program Descriptions.  |  Program Implementation.
Form/genre Collected Works, Proceedings.  |  Collected Works, Serials.
Other authors/contributors National Research Center on Education in the Inner Cities, Philadelphia, PA
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