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Research-based program found to enhance impact of Head Start on school readiness

Posted Nov 17, 2008, updated Nov 17, 2008.

Head Start, the federal program that provides comprehensive services to low-income children and their families, has had a positive effect on some aspects of school readiness, but not others. A new study shows that a program designed to make it easier to integrate research into the classroom by giving teachers enrichment manuals helped children in both academic and social-emotional areas.

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