The Impact of Head Start Programs Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

The Impact of Head Start Programs
A literature review on the impact of head start programs on kindergarten readiness.
# 97543 | 1,056 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 24, 2007 in Education (Special) , Education (Theory) , Education (Early Childhood)

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This paper analyzes the impact of head start programs on the preschooler's cognitive skills, math skills and language and literacy skills when entering kindergarten. The paper reviews various articles discussing the success of head start programs and provides the results found in each study. It discusses the implications of the research findings.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Waldfogel, Jane (2007) What the Children Need. The Family and Public Policy - Harvard Edition World.
  • Executive Summary of Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Head Start Accountability and Educational Performance Measures Final Report (2007)
  • Sadowski, Michael (2006) The School Readiness Gap. Harvard Education Letter July/August 2006. Online available at:
  • Bolson, M.; Garcia, VC; Steinhaus, KA (2006) Implementing the Pre-Kindergarten Act: Progress Report. Online available at:
  • Quality Pre-Kindergarten: Summary of Research Findings (2006) Online available at:,+math+skills,+language+skills+as+it+relates+to+preschooler+entering+Kindergarten&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=4&gl=us

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