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ERIC Number: ED499608
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Oct-29
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
What Congress Can Do to Get a Better Head Start. Backgrounder. No. 1701
Kafer, Krista
Heritage Foundation
The author reacts to the impending reauthorization of the Head Start program by questioning evidence of its long-term impact and making several recommendations for reform: (1) Strengthen Head Start school readiness standards; (2) Guarantee civil rights protections for faith-based providers; (3) Encourage state innovation and improvement; and (4) Establish responsible authorization levels. (Contains 16 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families