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Policy Brief

Programs for Young Children: State Policy Options

Young Children Face the States: Issues and Options for Early Childhood Programs by W. Norton Grubb is summarized in this policy brief.  The report discusses the many decisions state policymakers must make as they seek to respond to needs of today's parents and children.  It also describes the historical conflicts that persist within the early childhood movement and the status of early childhood education policy across the country.

Publication Date

October 1987