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Column: Honest Look at Head Start


August 3, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityOutcomesState & Local
David S. Broder
The Washington Post

A wealth of studies has shown that Head Start kids do better in school than contemporaries who have no such experience. But each time the program has come up for renewal, Congress and the administration have searched for ways to reach more children, make the gains more durable and close the persistent gap between Head Start kids and their more financially advantaged classmates.