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Head Start Yields Long Term Gains

Head Start Yields Long Term Gains
November 23, 2016 No Comments Categories: Public Awareness
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Head Start produces meaningful long term gains for young children, especially disadvantaged low-income children. Programs using “intentional teaching,” small group learning, and one-on-one teaching strategies, like Orange Children & Parents Together, Inc. yield long term cognitive, social, and emotional progress that lasts beyond the primary years. Studies show that in the United States, as well as abroad, proving high quality early childhood intervention through education and family support services increases test scores though third grade, decreases school failure, increases educational attainment, and improves attention, class participation, and discipline. Click here to read the full Policy Report.

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