ERIC Number: ED315169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Education--The Year in Review: A Look at 1989.
Hymes, James L., Jr.
This report covers major events in early childhood education in 1989. Discussion addresses: (1) the possibility of newly available funding due to the end of the Cold War; (2) legislation stalled in Congress; (3) new studies documenting problems in child day care; (4) slow increases in corporate child care; (5) increases in public school child care; (6) kindergarten education; (7) increased awareness among governors, legislators, and foundations of the need to improve children's services; (8) children's television; (9) court decisions and administrative regulations; (10) reports from the states; (11) the steady rise in accreditation; (12) demographics and health; (13) poverty's harsh effects on children; and (14) challenges that have yet to be addressed. (RH)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Compensatory Education, Day Care, Demography, Early Childhood Education, Employer Supported Day Care, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Health, Kindergarten, Poverty, Programing (Broadcast), School Role, Television
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1834 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20009-5786 (NAEYC No. 290, $5.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.