Explores programs and policies that help alleviate problems brought on from poverty, with a particular focus on children's potential.
Provides a solid foundation of knowledge the field needs to focus future research studies and make informed decisions about teacher preparation.
Provides a comprehensive overview of important issues in the early education field.
Provides an overview of basic assessment concepts with a focus on children's development and learning.
Suggests maximizing the potential of children through policy that offer more support for young families and children.
Examines the identity, purpose and responsibility of the early care and education field while discussing the opportunities and challenges facing leaders in the field.
Applies a careful cost-benefit analysis to a nationwide public investment in early childhood education, considering both a targeted scenario and a preschool for all approach.
Discusses the research, policy, and politics behind the preschool education movement in the U.S.
Examines key issues facing policymakers and researchers including race, education equity, teacher quality, early education, privatization, and politics.
Covers key aspects of literacy learning and teaching as applied to preschool settings.
Focuses on both the influence of social policy on children's development and the unique insight that developmentalists bring to this policy's formation.
Analyzes the way families spend their time and uncovers surprising new findings about how Americans are balancing the demands of work and family.