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Head Start & Early Head Start: A proven model for serving children and families on their paths to success in school and life


This brief provides an overview of Head Start and Early Head Start including an explanation of what Head Start is, who is reached, where it is offered, how it is funded, and how Head Start Program Performance Standards of quality are maintained. Additionally, there are highlights of research about the influence of Head Start on children’s development and families’ well-being.

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