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ERIC Number: EJ938196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
The Promise of Parents as Advocates
Weissbourd, Bernice; Lombardi, Joan
Zero to Three (J), v24 n1 p51-56 Sep 2003
This article discusses the promise of parents as advocates on behalf of family support and high-quality care for infants and toddlers. The authors note that parents organize around specific issues or immediate problems. Parent action grows from the bottom up--from community advocacy to national issues. Effective public policy promotes parent involvement. Good professional practice includes listening to parents and encouraging them to find their voice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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