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Rinaldo, Donna J.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1974
Describes an industry-sponsored day care center, the Urban Affairs Child Development Center, in the heart of Houston's Fifth Ward poverty area. (CS)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cooperative Programs, Day Care, Disadvantaged Youth
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 1996
Introduces recent ERIC documents on the effects of child care on children's development. Provides citations on eight books and four journal articles with abstracts and ordering information. (MOK)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Day Care, Day Care Effects
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Morrison, Johnetta Wade – Childhood Education, 2001
Examines the present state of early care and education in Ghana. Includes historical background related to mission schools and day nurseries prior to independence from Britain. Describes the current registration and supervision of early childhood programs, the types of preschool facilities, and future plans for early childhood development.…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Puckett, Margaret; Marshall, Carol Sue; Davis, Ruth – Childhood Education, 1999
Notes that current research on early brain development emphasizes early care and education. Cautions educators to interpret and correctly translate this information into appropriate, effective child care and early education practices. Highlights pros and cons of research findings in: (1) child development; (2) special needs intervention; (3) care…
Descriptors: Brain, Child Development, Child Rearing, Day Care
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Wortham, Sue C. – Childhood Education, 1991
Articles in recent periodicals are reviewed. These articles concern (1) the education of children in poverty; (2) the exposure of children to violence in and out of school; (3) recommendations for the Head Start program for the 1990s; and (4) child care in Germany after reunification. (BC)
Descriptors: Day Care, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Smith, M. Lynne – Childhood Education, 1991
Describes a high school day care program which allows teenage mothers to stay in school and provides their child with school readiness opportunities. (BB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Caregivers, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
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Chafel, Judith A. – Childhood Education, 1990
Proposes steps to address the broad developmental needs of children at risk. Discusses implementation of the President and Governors' Education Summit national performance goals to reform the schools and improve education, especially the goal involving readiness to start school. (BB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Health, Child Rearing, Day Care
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Berson, Minnie Perrin – Childhood Education, 1985
Raises issues for public debate and discussion about the child's right to learn. Suggestions include immediate closure of harmful centers, state licensing laws, expanding present child care services in the public schools, and federal legislation of a Comprehensive Child Development Act that puts early childhood education programs into the public…
Descriptors: Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Assessment
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Roderick, Jessie A. – Childhood Education, 1987
Discusses the qualities that educators need to function effectively in a range of child care settings (multiple settings) such as traditional schools, shopping malls, industrial establishments and museums. Decision-making skills, sensitive communicative skills, interest in continuing to learn, and questioning of practice are among the qualities…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment
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Gotts, Edward E. – Childhood Education, 1988
Advances support for developmental child care, an approach which includes the protective and child-maintaining sense of custodial child care plus the stimulating sense of educational child care. Stresses both the immediacy and scope of need for providing appropriate child care. (RWB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Day Care