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The Head Start advantage: Success in school readiness


This brief highlights research about the influence of Head Start on children’s school readiness. Some specific influences noted are increased student engagement, improved cognitive and language development, and increased literacy and math skills. Additionally, there are explanations about school readiness, why it is important, and how Head Start promotes children's school readiness.

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