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Shanker, Albert – 1975
American Federation of Teachers President Albert Shanker, in testimony presented to a joint meeting of congressional subcommittees, tells why early childhood education programs should be sponsored by public education agencies rather than private day care centers. Main supporting reasons are: schools are available throughout the country; school…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Political Issues
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Wardle, Francis – 1989
This book, which is based on the personal and professional experience of a Head Start program director, presents a detailed argument against funding early childhood programs through local school districts. Chapter I examines the fact that so many children in the wealthiest country of the world have such a small chance to succeed. Chapter II argues…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Washington, DC. – 1997
Homelessness has a devastating impact on children. School provides stability and a sense of continuity during an otherwise chaotic time, as well as access to other comprehensive services, both inside and outside the school, such as meals, health care, counseling, and recreation. But despite their desperate need, homeless children face high, often…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Homeless People, Policy Analysis, Policy Formation