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Author: Chester E Finn, Jr.; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Education Next Books, ©2009.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 572.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chester E. Finn, Jr. outlines the issues that define, animate, and complicate today's contentious pre-kindergarten debate in American education. He examines such topics as: which children really need it; how many aren't getting it; who should provide it and at what expense; what is the right balance between education and child care; and how to know whether it is succeeding.
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Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944-
Reroute the preschool juggernaut.
Stanford, Calif. : Education Next Books, ©2009
(DLC) 2009015883
(OCoLC)318645913
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chester E Finn, Jr.; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.
ISBN: 9780817949938 0817949933 9780817949983 0817949984
OCLC Number: 516079486
Notes: "The Hoover Institution Task Force on K-12 Education."
Description: 1 online resource (x, 123 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The rolling juggernaut --
The school-readiness challenge --
Preschool or child care? --
A crowded landscape --
The quality conundrum --
Murky evidence --
The Florida story --
The Oklahoma story --
The problem of Head Start --
Costs and benefits --
Rival delivery systems --
A better route to travel.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 572.
Responsibility: Chester E. Finn, Jr.

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