Title

Toward Cross‐Sector Integration of Early Childhood Services in St. Lucia: Using Policy, Historical, and Linguistic Factors to Inform Future Progress

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

It is four-year old Joey Frederick's first day at Happy Lane Day Care Center/Preschool in the rural village of Laborie, St. Lucia. Joey arrives at the center at around 9 o'clock, having been dropped off by his elder sibling, Cassandra. Joey is still teary-eyed because his mother refused to drop him off - she had to leave for work at 7 a.m. Joey wanders off to the corner of the yard, and is "lost" among the many other students. It is not until 9:30 a.m. that a teacher notices him when he is caught poking another student at Snack time. "Joey," she yells, "Stop hitting Mark, right now!"

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Child advocacy and early childhood education policies in the Caribbean, p. 17-48

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