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An equal start? : providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Author: Ludovica Gambaro; Kitty Stewart; Jane Waldfogel
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2014.
Series: CASE studies on poverty, place, and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early childhood education and care has become a central policy concern in many countries, and as services expand it is crucial to examine whether children from disadvantaged backgrounds receive equitable services. In An Equal Start? experts from eight countries the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, France, the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand, and Australia examine how early education and care is  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ludovica Gambaro; Kitty Stewart; Jane Waldfogel
ISBN: 9781447310518 1447310519
OCLC Number: 859584057
Description: xiii, 254 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Equal access to early childhood education and care? : the case of the UK / Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart and Jane Waldfogel --
Towards universal quality early childhood education and care : the Norwegian model / Anne Lise Ellingsæter --
Equal access to quality care : lessons from France on providing high-quality and affordable early childhood education and care / Jeanne Fagnani --
Equal access to high-quality childcare in the Netherlands / Yusuf Emre Akgündüz and Janneke Plantenga --
Access and quality issues in early childhood education and care : the case of Germany / Pamela Oberhuemer --
New Zealand : a narrative of shifting policy directions for early childhood education and care / Helen May --
Early education and care in Australia : equity in a mixed market-based system? / Deborah Brennan and Marianne Fenech --
Delivering high-quality early childhood education and care to low-income children : how well is the US doing? / Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel --
Common challenges, lessons for policy / Kitty Stewart, Ludovica Gambaro, Jane Waldfogel and Jill Rutter.
Series Title: CASE studies on poverty, place, and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart and Jane Waldfogel.

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In this book, leading experts examine how early education and care is organised and funded in eight different countries. Bringing together recent evidence, the book provides rich insights on how  Read more...

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