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How Head Start grantees set and use school readiness goals: Final report [Executive summary]

Resource Type: Executive Summary
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: The goal of the two-year School Readiness Goals and Head Start Program Functioning study was to improve understanding of how local Head Start and Early Head Start grantees define, measure, and communicate 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. Study results are expected to inform ongoing training and technical assistance (T/TA) efforts on effectively using school readiness goals to improve program quality. (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

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