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Editorial: A True Head Start


June 14, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityState & Local
The Houston Chronicle

Ensure poor children's school readiness with reforms

The report, “Strengthening Head Start: What the Evidence Shows,” found that the average child entering Head Start has fairly abysmal skills, and is not appreciably better off upon leaving. Some more academically adroit youngsters actually lose ground compared to children their age outside the program.