ERIC Number: EJ808226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
My Vision for Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families
Dodd, Christopher J.; Castle, Michael N.
Zero to Three, v26 n6 p18-19 Jul 2006
Two members of the U.S. Congress share their visions for infants, toddlers, and families. Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, advocates shifting priorities and resources toward young children and families and discusses The Act to Leave No Child Behind and the Family and Medical Leave Act (1993). Congressman Michael Castle (R-DE), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Education Reform, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, emphasizes the interconnection between all aspects of development in young children and the importance of the early years and discusses the purpose of Early Head Start.
Descriptors: Legislators, Federal Government, Early Childhood Education, Federal Legislation, Disadvantaged Youth, School Readiness, Toddlers, Infants, Educational Change, Child Development, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family and Medical Leave Act 1993; No Child Left Behind Act 2001