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Milestones: A Child Care History Timeline

The view that childhood is a precious and magical time is a relatively new concept. In many lands, for many years, children were often regarded as not much more then minature adults or property. In fact we are still learning how crucial early experiences are in a young child's development. And child care as a profession can still be considered to be in it's infancy. Follow along with some selected historical milestones in early childhood education and daycare.