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Author McGill-Franzen, Anne.

Title Shaping the preschool agenda : early literacy, public policy, and professional beliefs / Anne McGill-Franzen
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1993]


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Description vi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Series SUNY series, literacy, culture, and learning
SUNY series, literacy, culture, and learning.
Contents Making children ready for school: an issue for the 1990s -- Early schooling, literacy, and the law -- The early kindergarten, readiness, and reading -- Child care, social class, and the government -- Development: from mere description to a moral face -- School readiness defined: from Mama Robin to the SATs -- The authorities on developmentally appropriate practice: dispositions, language, and cognitively oriented active learning -- Readiness for school, but what counts as "school"? education, socialization, and habilitation -- Equal opportunity for the least of us and popular in the suburbs: public school for four-year-olds -- Making the agenda: conflicts, windows, and labels -- Beginning reading materials: are they getting harder? -- The shared history: literacy, young children, and early schooling
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-217) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Children with social disabilities -- Education -- Reading.
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
Education, Preschool -- Curricula -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Readiness for school.
Reading -- United States.
LC no. 91034722
ISBN 0791411958
0791411966 (paperback)