The Birth of Head Start: Preschool Education Policies in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations
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BeschreibungOne of the popular and enduring legacies of President Lyndon B Johnson's Great Society programs, Project Head Start support young children of low-income families - close to one million annually - by providing a range of developmental and educational services. This title provides a look at the nation's best-known early education program.
PortraitMaris A. Vinovskis is the Bentley Professor of History at the University of Michigan, where he is also a member of the faculty of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Institute for Social Research. He has written and edited numerous books, including History and Educational Policymaking and Learning from the Past: What History Teaches Us about School Reform.
Pressestimmen"Vinovskis is recognized as the premier historian of children's programs. His renowned scholarship makes everything he writes must-reading for anyone involved in early childhood issues. The Birth of Head Start is a tremendous contribution to the preservation of the history of our nation's innovative Head Start program." - Edward Zigler, confounder of Head Start"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2008
Seitenanzahl: 205 Seiten