What is daycare and all day kindergarten really like?

June 2019: What is daycare and all day kindergarten really like for children and staff? Listening to an Early Childhood Educator's Eye Witness Account of All-day Kindergarten Pilot Project: June 2019. Helen Ward. Kids First Parent Association of Canada -…

Negative Health Effects Of Daycare (broken link)

2009/16 Canadian Paediatric Society position statement - Health implications of children in child care centres Part B: Injuries and infections (broken link) "for every 9 h of daycare per week, there was a 12% increase in respiratory illness days. Children…

Delaying Kindergarten Reduces Hyperactivity

Oct 5, 2015 National Bureau of Economic Research paper: , “The Gift of Time? School Starting Age and Mental Health,” October 7, 2015 Stanford University article: A new study finds delaying kindergarten 1 year reduces hyperactivity and improves attention at…

Quebec Daycare System Results: Negative Social Behaviour, Increased Youth Crime

Sept 2015 working academic research paper by economists Milligan, Baker, Gruber showing long term negative impact of Quebec daycare system: "Non-Cognitive Deficits and Young Adult Outcomes: The Long-Run Impacts of a Universal Child Care Program" September 23, 2015 Maclean's Magazine…

Universal Child Care Outcomes Questioned In New Study.

Sept 21, 2015: Universal Child Care Outcomes Questioned In New Study. This study is a follow up from a previous study by the same 3 economists that was published in a top peer-reviewed journal, Political Economy, and won the 2008…

Research on Children in Orphanages Shows Vital Role of Parental Attachment and Other Impacts of Neglect

February 2014 . Jon Hamilton. science news article and video - US National Public Radio: "Orphans' Lonely Beginnings Reveal How Parents Shape A Child's Brain" Kids First reference copy here (PDF) "parenting... is a bit like oxygen. It's easy to take…

News: Waterloo Record on how full-day kindergarten makes things worse for kids.

Oct 2013 Waterloo Record article by Maclean's editor: How full-day kindergarten makes things worse for kids. This article exposes the lies told by the Ontario government about their studies of all-day kindergarten PDF: How full-day kindergarten makes things worse for…