California Law to Address Online Tracking/Privacy Concerns of Students

The California State Legislature recently passed a bill that provides wide-ranging restrictions on companies that have access to children’s online activity via their interactions with their schools. This bill addresses the electronic educational technology vendors and their relationship with California schools and the growing concern about how all that data collected is used. The bill now … Continue reading Continue reading

Breastfeeding Class Gap and Policy Challenges

This Brookings Institute article reports on the difference in breastfeeding practices between wealthy and lower SES families. It posits that, for working mothers in low wage jobs, the choice to breastfeed is not a feasible option. It recommends government enact policies such as longer time in the hospital after birth, longer paid maternity leave and home … Continue reading Continue reading

Policy Article and Discussion-The Marriage Effect: Money or Parenting?

Our group chose this article because it relates to the policy of TANF. TANF was created in by 1996 congress and Clinton administration.Target population: Families receiving government aid, needy families. Jurisdiction of policy makers: Federal policy affecting All 50 states. Policy was put in place to govern how states distribute the funds to needy families.Portion […] Continue reading

Article for Discussion Tuesday, September 23: Universal Preschool

Early Childhood Education Journal © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 10.1007/s10643-011-0449-x Guest Editorial Universal Preschool’s Promise: Success in Early Childhood and Beyond Jon Lasser1   and Kathleen Fite2   (1) Department CLAS, Texas State University-San Marcos, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA (2) Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University-San Marcos, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA Published […] Continue reading