Recommend Reading

Here are some books and articles affiliated with the School of the 21st Century.


Schools of the 21st Century: Linking Child Care and Education (Renewing American Schools) 

by Matia Finn-Stevenson, Edward Zigler

Children in a Changing World: Development and Social Issues 

by Edward F. Zigler, Matia Finn-Stevenson

The First Three Years and Beyond: Brain Development and Social Policy 

by Edward F. Zigler, Nancy W. Hall, Matia Finn-Stevenson

Children, Families, and Government: Preparing for the Twenty-First Century 

by Edward F. Zigler (Editor), Sharon Lynn Kagan (Editor), Nancy W. Hall (Editor)

Child Care Choices: Balancing the Needs of Children, Families, and Society 

by Edward F. Zigler, Mary E. Lang


The Added Value of the School of the 21st Century when Combined with a Quality Statewide Preschool Program. 

by Misty Marie Ginicola, Matia Finn-Stevenson, & Edward F. Zigler. (2013). American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83, 89-93. DOI: 10.1111/ajop.12004.

Funding Child Care and Public Education 

by Edward F. Zigler and Matia Finn-Stevenson in The Future of Children: Financing Child Care, Vol. 6, No. 2, Summer/Fall 1996. The Center of the Future of Children, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

21C: A Decade of School-based Child Care 

by Erin Deemer, Laura DeSimone, and Matia Finn-Stevenson in Principal, January 1998, pp. 43-46.

Linking Child Care and Support Services with the School: Pilot Evaluation of the School of the 21st Century 

by Matia Finn-Stevenson, Laura Desimone, and An-Me Chung in Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 20, No3, pp. 177-205, 1998.