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Page 13 Chapter 2 Early Childhood and the Process of Change in Schools Since the publication of A Nation at Risk (National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983), there has been growing pressure on schools to improve the performance and achievement of the nation's children, particularly the children of poverty whose ability to cope in an increasingly technological workplace is in jeopardy. To effect improvement in student achievement, it has become clear that schools themselves must change (Cohen, 1987; Graham, 1992).
Williams, Editor Millie Almy, Senior Advisor ADVISORY BOARD: Barbara T. Bowman, Harriet K. Cuffaro, Stephanie Feeney, Doris Pronin Fromberg, Celia Genishi, Dominic F. Gullo, Alice Sterling Honig, Elizabeth Jones, Gwen Morgan, David Weikert Changing Teaching, Changing Schools: Bringing Early Childhood Practice into Public Education Case Studies from the Kindergarten FRANCES O'CONNELL RUST Physical Knowledge in Preschool Education: Implications of Piaget's Theory CONSTANCE KAMII RHETA De VRIES Caring for Other People's Children: A Complete Guide to Family Day Care FRANCES KEMPER ALSTON Family Day Care: Current Research for Informed Public Policy DONALD L.
The book is divided into three parts. Part I is an overview of the issues related to early childhood education and educational change. Chapter 1 focuses on kindergarten and its fit within the framework of elementary education. Chapter 2 provides a review of research on change and innovation in schools, with particular emphasis on issues related to bringing early childhood programs into the schools. Part II presents the cases from the field. It begins in Chapter 3 with a description and rationale of the field research methods that I used to develop the case studies.