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Bloom, Howard S.; Weiland, Christina – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2014
Head Start is the largest publicly funded preschool program in the U.S., and one of its primary goals is to improve the school readiness of low-income children. As has been widely reported, the first randomized trial of Head Start in the program's history found some evidence that it is achieving this goal. Receiving one year of Head Start had…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, School Readiness
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Mashburn, Andrew J.; Downer, Jason T. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2013
The goals of the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS) are to: (1) determine the impacts of Head Start on children's school readiness and parental practices that support children's development; and (2) to determine under what circumstances Head Start achieves its greatest impacts and for which children (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2010).…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Disadvantaged Youth, School Readiness, Parent Role