Since its inception in 1965, Head Start has had modest success in supporting child development and helping prepare children for school. But is it meeting today’s needs? And should states be given more control over the federal program?
REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - Children play in the water spraying from a fire hydrant in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., July 6, 2016.
Report | Evidence Speaks
Federal Preschool Development Grants: Evaluation needed
July 14, 2016, Dale C. Farran
Elementary school-based preschool programs should be seriously evaluated so that we know whether or not they are effective in the long run.
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Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Director, The Hamilton Project
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
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