ERIC Number: ED069411
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Four Preschool Programs: Their Dimensions And Effects.
Miller, Louise B.; Dyer, Jean L.
A progress report on an experiment begun in 1968, originally entitled "Experimental Variation of Head Start Curricula: A Comparison of Current Approaches," is given. Children were taught by one of four methods in Head Start at age of four years. In Kindergarten and first-grade years most had either Follow Through or Regular programs. Monitoring of classrooms was done through first-grade year. Results show Head Start program differences on Binet IQ obtained in prekindergarten year had disappeared by end of first grade, following steady decline for all groups. Experimental Head Starts were equal to city median and superior to similar (Title I) schools. (NF)
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Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Louisville Univ., KY. Dept. of Psychology.