Excellence in Early Childhood Education: Defining Characteristics and Next-Decade Strategies
by Sharon Lynn Kagan — 1991
In this chapter I suggest that American early childhood education (like education in general) is at the brink of a major shift in how it conceptualizes and defines its mission. Linking care and education, such redefinition affords promising options and opportunities. Following an analysis that delineates this change, I offer a new definition of excellence in early care and education and suggest strategies for achieving it.
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