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ERIC Number: ED069439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
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Home Start Evaluation Study.
High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, MI.; Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
An overview of the history, and current stage of development of Home Start at the national and local level is presented. Section I contains six basic areas of information. Home Start Goals and Objectives presents the national and local program goals and objectives as articulated to the Evaluation staff by OCD Headquarters and Regional Staff and the 15 Home Start Programs. A brief summary of each of the 15 programs is presented in Part B. Local demographic information is aggregated nationally for staff and families and presented individually by program in Part C. A summary of the Information System being developed is found in Part D. Part E covers the recruitment of families and community Interviewers for the nine programs involved in the Summative Evaluation and a description of the May and October field procedures. Part F is a detailed description of the history and start up operation of the National Home Start Program. (Author/DJ)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Development, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Research, Evaluation, Family (Sociological Unit), Field Experience Programs, Field Instruction, Home Programs, Home Visits, Information Systems, Intervention, Longitudinal Studies, Objectives, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, MI.; Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.