Featured in EdSource, Mancy Whitebook article "Staffing a Universal Preschool Program Will be No Small Task," proposes possible implications involved with implementing Obama's universal preschool program. Take a look at the article. Do you agree with her beliefs regarding early educators' compensation? Professional development?
This article on CNNMoney today really made me arch an eyebrow? It’s the complete opposite side of the story, do you buy it? I also think this is a perfect case for why employer-sponsored child care should be enacted. It may not work for every employer, but the conversation needs to start. A message such as this not only sets women back in the job market, by staying home, it sets families (some families) back in terms of small luxuries like taking a vacation. And for kids that do have stay-at-home moms, are they just being cared for…or are they missing out on stimulating early childhood education experiences in preschool?
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