Preschool Education in America: The Culture of Young Children from the Colonial Era to the Present

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Yale University Press, 1995 - Education - 252 pages
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This comprehensive history describes policies and programs for the education of three-, four-, and five-year-olds in the United States since the colonial era. It also traces efforts to make preschool education part of the public school system and shows why these efforts have been rejected, despite increasing evidence that preschools are beneficial for all young children. 24 illustrations.
 

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Contents

Too Large an Undertaking for a Few Ladies
20
Come Let Us Live with Our Children
38
Paradise of Childhood
52
Educating Other Peoples Children
72
The Land of Childhood 101
102
A Place for Children in the Modern World
132
Public Preschools
169
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