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Head Start enthusiasts target tests, spending


January 27, 2003
AssessmentGovernance and AccountabilityState & Local
Andrew Mollison
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

From coast to coast, many Head Start parents and teachers are speculating that the administration wants to transform their comprehensive program of educational, medical, dental, developmental and social services for some 900,000 low-income preschoolers into a cheaper reading-prep program in which teachers are judged by their children’s scores on a new national test.