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How Head Start grantees set and use school readiness goals: Final report

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Isaacs, Julia B.; Sandstrom, Heather; Rohacek, Monica; Lowenstein, Christopher; Healy, Olivia; Gearing, Maeve;
Date Issued: January, 2015
Publisher(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Description: Under the Improving Head Start School Readiness Act of 2007, Head Start and Early Head Start grantees are required to develop locally defined school readiness goals and to evaluate children's progress toward these goals. This study, School Readiness Goals and Head Start Program Functioning, examined how local grantees set school readiness goals, how they collect and analyze data to track progress toward goals, and how they use these data in program planning and practice to improve program functioning. (author abstract)
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Funder(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Source: (OPRE Report No. 2015-12a). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. Retrieved from https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/opre/2015_12a_school_readiness_goals_final_report_january_2015.pdf
Note: The project officer is Mary Mueggenborg. The contractor is the Urban Institute. The project director is Julia Isaacs.
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness

Programs, Interventions & Curricula > Programs > Early Head Start/Head Start

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Country: United States
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