Child care: Research, quality, costs

A new book challenges the direction Ontario is going with universal programs for our youngest children

July 15, 2009 | by Andrea Mrozek , Manager of Research and Communications, Institute of Marriage and Family Canada
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  4. The High/Scope Perry Preschool study is frequently cited to bolster claims that early intervention in children works. This intervention was targeted, however, at 123 children and therefore can't be applied to the entire province of Ontario. Information about the study can be found at
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