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Beginning School U. S. Policies in International Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0807749311

ISBN-13: 9780807749319

Edition: 2009

Authors: Richard M. Clifford, Giselle M. Crawford, Gisele M. Crawford, Gisele M. Crawford

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The United States is at a pivotal crossroads in determining the educational experiences of children ages 3 through 8. To help educators set goals and design effective policies, early childhood experts Clifford and Crawford provide a concise history of early education and care in the United States and invite readers to consider early schooling in a global perspective. Distinguished scholars from five countries that value early education as an integral part of life-long education-France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, and Sweden-examine the evolution of early childhood practices in their countries, providing invaluable insight and guidance as we move toward fully serving children and families…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 10/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Early Education in the United States: Converging Systems, Diverse Perspectives
Education for Children 3 to 8 Years Old in the United States
French Primary Schools: History and Identity
The German Educational System for Children from 3 to 10 Years Old
3- to 8-Year-Old Children in Japan: The Education System in Society
Drawing Threads Together: The Development of Early Education in New Zealand
Early Education in Sweden: Linking Preschool to School
Learning from One Another
About the Editors and the Contributors