Investing in Early Childhood Development

Evidence to Support a Movement for Educational Change

  • Alvin R. Tarlov
  • Michelle Precourt Debbink

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. The Science

  3. Early Childhood Intervention Programs

  4. Social Action and Public Policy Issues

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 237-248

About this book


Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. The U.S movement toward massive expansion of early childhood education and development has evolved into individual state-by-state initiatives. This volume sets forth the evidence that will encourage states to take up this cause, provide advocates with the information they will need to make their case, and guide states and advocates in building a public and political will for change.


childhood education communication demography early childhood early childhood education education evaluation health intervention learning

Editors and affiliations

  • Alvin R. Tarlov
    • 1
  • Michelle Precourt Debbink
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.University of MichiganUSA

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