Perry Preschool Propaganda Project Reality Check: Daycare: The More You Spend, The More You Save!!!???

Spending billions will add $2 TRILLION! Daycare lobby economists, often from the corporate sector, come to this fantastical "costs/benefit" conclusion largely based on the 1962 Perry Preschool Project. That's the study that found every $1 "invested" saves $7. It involved…

Parents vs State Intervention in Child-Rearing: Clarifying our Roles

January 4, 2006 Last month, Scott Reid, chief of communications for the Liberal Party, repeatedly insisted that parents would "blow" the $1200/year per child 0-5 promised by the Conservative Party on beer, popcorn and videos. Another aide supported him and…

Announcement of our Formal Complaint to the United Nations

The Fund the Child Coalition is currently drafting a complaint to the United Nations regarding Canada's potential violation of the "Convention on the Rights of the Child". The Swedish parent's group, "A Child's Right to their Parent's Time" has already…

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…

Background to All-Day Schooling: Daycare Lobby Strategizing at Taxpayer Expense

Child Rearing by the State: The “Integration” Agenda to Merge Daycare and School Background to All-Day Schooling: Daycare Lobby Strategizing at Taxpayer Expense The OECD’s idea of All-Day Kindergarten for ages 3-5 was established in Canada with the secretive strategizing…

The Politicized Science of Day Care: A Personal and Professional Odyssey

The Politicized Science of Day Care: A Personal and Professional Odyssey: A paper (download PDF here) by Dr Jay Belsky, a leading researcher with the US NICHD who is now at the Birkbeck University of London.