Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

Reinventing Early Care and Education: A Vision for a Quality System


reviewed by Barbara A. Wasik 1998

coverTitle: Reinventing Early Care and Education: A Vision for a Quality System
Author(s): Sharon L. Kagan, Nancy E. Cohen
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco
ISBN: 0787903191, Pages: , Year: 1996
Search for book at Amazon.com

There is child care crisis in this country. With the welfare reform now being implemented and the increasing number of women entering or returning to the labor force, the need for quality child care is staggering. This edited volume by Kagan and Cohen addresses this crisis by calling for a new way of looking at the issues in child care. Kagan and Cohen call for a paradigm shift in our perceptions of child care, one that would require us to think differently and act differently toward the care of young children. These editors assembled a group of relevant authors to provide evidence and support for a new vision of child care. They call for a child care system that not only provides service to a wide range of children, but a system that specifically addresses the issue of quality. As a first step in this paradigm shift, the authors reframe the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase Reinventing Early Care and Education: A Vision for a Quality System
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 99 Number 3, 1998, p. 601-603
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 10281, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 3:49:16 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Barbara Wasik
    Johns Hopkins Uniuersity

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS