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Howes, Carollee, Ed.; Pianta, Robert C., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Improving teacher quality in early education is a major part of ensuring young children's school readiness and closing the achievement gap. This is the book decision-makers and administrators need to begin developing coordinated, effective teacher quality systems--ones that not only get teachers ready for the classroom, but also promote continuous…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Teacher Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Incentives
Kagan, Sharon Lynn, Ed.; Tarrant, Kate, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
Smooth early childhood transitions are key to ensuring positive outcomes for young children the world over--but in today's fragmented early education systems, it's difficult to ensure continuity among programs and services. Early childhood professionals will help change that with this book, the first to propose a comprehensive, practical framework…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, School Readiness, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
Morrison, Jack – 1985
The growth of the arts in higher education during 1973-1983 was studied, based on a followup study of 17 colleges, interviews with about 80 educational leaders, and a national seminar with leading experts in the creative arts. Excluded from study were conservatories and proprietary schools. Of the 17 colleges studied in 1973, 16 continued to…
Descriptors: Architecture, Art Education, College Faculty, College Programs