Top “Integration” Promoters Admit Problems and Lack of Evidence for their Policy:

Top “Integration” Promoters Admit Problems and Lack of Evidence for their Policy: 2006 Paper by OECD child policy head J. Bennett, “Toward a new pedagogical meeting place? Bringing early childhood into the education system (broken link).” Integration is pushed despite…

We Need a Moratorium on Paul Martin’s National Childcare Program

With Sweden's vaunted universal daycare system showing such serious cracks that both its own Education Ministry has criticized it and a growing grass roots movement in that country has formed to oppose it, we have the perfect opportunity to learn…

A Stanford and Berkeley study of over 14,000 children finds pre-school/daycare harms social development.

A Stanford and Berkeley study of over 14,000 children finds pre-school/daycare harms social development. “The UC Berkeley-Stanford study found that all children who attended preschool at least 15 hours a week displayed more negative social behaviors such as trouble cooperating…

Swedish legal case involving a family wishing to care for their own child

Swedish legal case involving a family wishing to care for their own child:September 19, 2005. Carolina Kaya - appeal document (PDF): "Re: Appeal for reversal of a municipal decision"

The Failure of European Family Policy: Does Daycare Raise Birthrates in Sweden? (broken link)

The Failure of European Family Policy (broken link): Does Daycare Raise Birthrates in Sweden? Dr. Allan Carlson, historian of Swedish family policy, demonstrates the falseness of the claim that Sweden has overcome sub-replacement fertility rates: policy that coerces mothers into…

Swedish Government Report Critiques Daycare Conditions: Articles and Research by Kids First—Volume 1 (broken link)

(July 15, 2005) Swedish Government Report Critiques Daycare Conditions By Helen Ward, President, Kids First Parent Association of Canada © Canadian daycare advocates hold Swedish daycare to be a model for Canada. The pro-corporate Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation…

Kids First Guest Blog (July 11, 2005)

Motherlove, crime and addiction: lessons learned from lab rats By Chella Turnbull © Crime in urban North America has taken on a new character lately. The elderly, the helpless, and charities are now the new targets. People in Vancouver were…