by Larry Cuban, School Reform and Classroom Practice
...the content and direction of preschools will be influenced by the ideological fervor of those wanting 'boot camp' instruction to prepare for school and those wanting more 'curiosity and play' rather than a brain on a stick. Thus, conflicts over what constitutes “high quality” preschools will continue even as access for toddlers expands. No panacea here.
Via Parent Cortical Mass