“Scam”—ABC’s 20/20 on Universal Preschool (broken link)

"20/20", Mar 13, 2009 show with videos (broken link)Finally the truth about daycare/universal preschool/prekindergarten is getting out there in the main stream media. This very popular American investigative journalism program reveals the dis-information at the basis of Obama's plan for…

Kids First commentary. Daycare Lobby Co-Opting the UNICEF Brand:

Kids First commentary. Daycare Lobby Co-Opting the UNICEF Brand: December 2008. Kids First Parent Association of Canada - report (PDF): UNICEF Daycare Report: Children and Parents’ Rights Wronged More related information can be found here in an article by Kids…

UNICEF Report on Daycare

Innocenti Centre/OECD Report promotes daycare yet says it harms child development. Published by the Innocenti Centre, now a department of UNICEF. Written by Peter Adamson drawing on research by John Bennett from the OECD’s daycare agency:2008. UNICEF - report (PDF):…

Reality check—Costs of all day schooling/daycare

Reality check—Costs of all day schooling/daycare: BC Government says it’s studying costs of all day kindergarten for age 3-5, but no costs are mentioned in the consultation paper. $11,500/yr/child age 2-5: Quebec spending on daycare operation costs only—capital, training, bureaucracy,…

BC Ministry of Education response to Kids First request to know who is on the Early Childhood Learning Agency does not name “parent groups” or “stakeholders” involved (broken link)

Dear Helen Ward: I am the Executive Director responsible for organizing the activities of the Early Childhood Learning Agency within the Ministry of Education. James Gorman, Deputy Minister is the project sponsor, along with Paige MacFarlane, ADM. The work of…