aThis remarkable book manages to pinpoint the critical issues in the care and education of young children with up-to-date research, and all of this in a pleasurable and lively style. This needs to be read widely, and right away.a aDeborah Meier, MacArthur awardawinning public school teacher, principal, and author aAn ambitious book, unlike any other in early childhood policy . . . a must-read for all who care about kids.a aNancy Carlsson-Paige, professor emerita, Lesley University aSusan Ochshorn . . . shows us how a few dedicated people, schools, agencies, and institutions have made a difference in childrenas livesaa difference that is enhancing early development in this generation and those to come.a aSamuel J. Meisels, founding executive director, Buffett Early Childhood Institute University of Nebraska aIndispensable for policymakers, educators, and all who care about our future.a aRiane Eisler, social scientist, attorney, and author aSharp eyed, warm, and livelyaa delightful read on a dead-serious topic.a aJanet Gornick, professor of political science and sociology, City University of New York aAn urgent call to action that could change the course of the nationas future.a aLinda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Stanford University aA kaleidoscope of stories and statistics to illustrate the profound injustices we are visiting on our children and the corresponding injuries we are inflicting on ourselves. We can only hope that Squandering Americaas Future will help to turn the tide.a aAnne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New AmericaZoe Neuberger and Bob Greenstein, aThe Impact of Sequestration on WIC: Will WIC Be Able to Serve All Eligible ... Lack of Paid Leave and Work-Family Supports in the U.S., 2011, www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports / us0211webwcover.pdf. 77. ... 2014, www.sportingnews.com /ncaa-football/story/ 2014-12-30/ohio-state-babies-beat-bama-blanket-new-years -day-sugar-bowl- college-football-playoff.
|Title||:||Squandering America's Future—Why ECE Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2015-05|