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ERIC Number: ED513857
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
WWC Quick Review of the Report "Head Start Impact Study: Final Report" Revised
What Works Clearinghouse
This paper presents an updated WWC (What Works Clearinghouse) Quick Review of the Report "Head Start Impact Study: Final Report". This study examined the effects of offering Head Start to 3- and 4-year-olds. Head Start is a federal program aimed at boosting the school readiness of low-income children by providing preschool education and health and nutrition services. The first follow-up analysis described in this report meets WWC evidence standards with reservations. The second, third, and fourth follow-up analyses described in this report meet WWC evidence standards. [The following study is reviewed in this quick review: Puma, M. et al. (2010). "Head Start impact study: Final report." Washington, DC: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This review is a revision of a quick review released in July 2010. To access this report, see ED510851.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Grade 1; Kindergarten; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: What Works Clearinghouse (ED)
IES Funded: Yes