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A decade of decline: Poverty and income inequality in the City of Toronto in the 1990s

Author: 
United Way of Greater Toronto and Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
9 Mar 2002
Entered Date: 
15 Jun 2000

Universal early childhood development services: Time for action

Author: 
Atkinson Foundation
Publication Date: 
1 Jan 2000
Entered Date: 
1 Jan 2000

Is child care a good public investment?

Childcare Resource and Research Unit
2003, EN & FR

This BRIEFing NOTE summarizes The benefits and costs of good child care: The economic rationale for public investment in young children by Gordon Cleveland and Michael Krashinsky, Economics, Division of Management, University of Toronto at Scarborough.

Summary originally released 1998. Reprinted November 2003.

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Fact and fantasy: Eight myths about early childhood education and care - Summary

Gordon Cleveland and Michael Krashinsky, Economics, Division of Management, University of Toronto at Scarborough.
July 2003, EN & FR
6pp

This BRIEFing NOTE summarizes Fact and fantasy : Eight myths about early childhood education and care.

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Fact and fantasy: Eight myths about early childhood education and care

cover image of "Fact and fantasy: Eight myths about ECEC"
Gordon Cleveland and Michael Krashinsky, Economics, Division of Management, University of Toronto at Scarborough
July 2003
79pp
$18
ISBN 1-896051-25-1

This paper examines eight myths often used to argue against public support for early childhood education and care. Its main objective is to respond to these eight myths, to subject them and associated research to critical scrutiny, and to respond in a popular fashion. Research evidence and logic are combined to provide a readable, economically-oriented critique to these frequently heard assertions. The myths are:

Building a firm foundation for lifelong learning: The importance of early childhood education and care

Childcare Resource and Research Unit
2002

In the 21st century, new technologies, rapid globalization, a shift away from traditional employment patterns and recognition that ongoing renewal of knowledge and skills is essential have contributed to a new emphasis on "lifelong learning". There is general agreement that strategies for lifelong learning should incorporate a "cradle to grave" or life-cycle approach so that a continuum of learning encompasses early childhood through youth, the working years and the senior years.

Early childhood development services: How much will they cost?

Martha Friendly and Laurel Rothman
2000

Martha Friendly and Laurel Rothman (for Campaign 2000) calculate the actual cost of providing early childhood services that is in keeping with the objectives of the Early Childhood Development Agreement.

This BRIEFing NOTE was originally prepared for the Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs' Play and Parenting Connections, Fall 2000 issue.

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The benefits and costs of good child care: The economic rationale for public investment in young children

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Gordon Cleveland and Michael Krashinsky, Department of Economics, University of Toronto at Scarborough.
1998, EN & FR
103pp

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