To subscribe to ExchangeEveryDay, a free daily e-newsletter, go to


True Equity in ECE

Kindness, in its broadest sense, is the universal remedy – first, for the individual, for we can be well only if we are able to care for ourselves, to love ourselves. And then for all of us, because if we have better relationships, we feel and do better.
Piero Ferrucci, from his book, The Power of Kindness

In her beautiful new book, Illuminating CareCarol Garboden Murray makes this important statement:

“Almost always in the past, educational equity has been framed by looking forward – getting ready for kindergarten or college or the workplace – but when we illuminate care as a pedagogy, we recognize that educational equity is not about future graduation rates, it is about the here and now. True equity starts when we create culturally relevant caring settings where each child belongs.”

For more information about Exchange's magazine, books, and other products pertaining to ECE, go to

© 2005 Child Care Information Exchange - All Rights Reserved | Contact Us | Return to Site