Defending the Early Years calls on all early childhood educators, administrators, advocates, and parents
to refuse policies and practices that are not based on principles of child development. We are troubled
by the frequent reports of early childhood teachers being required to implement practices that do not
align with what they know young children need for optimal child development.
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DOWNLOAD here the DEY Statement on restoring the link between high-quality early childhood education and principles of child development.