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Title Early education in the public schools : lessons from a comprehensive birth-to-kindergarten program / Penny Hauser-Cram .. [and others] ; foreword by Craig T. Ramey..

Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1991.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  372.21 E12EP    Check Shelf
Description xxvi, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Jossey-Bass education series
Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series
Jossey-Bass education series.
Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-254) and index.
Contents Part 1: The movement toward earlier education -- The need for early childhood programs: changing social realities for families -- The benefits of early education: what do we know? -- The current debate: should public schools be responsible for the very young? -- Part 2: The Brookline Early Education Project (BEEP) -- The origins of BEEP -- An overview of the program and its participants -- Parent education and support -- Educational philosophy and approach -- The bilingual component -- Health and development monitoring -- What parents gain -- Children's future success in school -- Part 3: Implications for policymakers -- A better education for all children -- Appendix A: Questions and issues parents have raised -- Appendix B: Questions to structure home visits -- Appendix C: List of health and developmental measures -- Appendix D: Evaluation data -- Appendix E: Early education philosophy statement.
Subject Early childhood education -- Massachusetts -- Brookline -- Longitudinal studies.
Brookline Early Education Project.
Added Author Hauser-Cram, Penny.
ISBN 1555423280
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