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Head Start CARES: Boosting Social-Emotional Development

Early childhood educators understand the value of nurturing the social and emotional development of pre-kindergartners. But limited research exists about the effectiveness of specific social-emotional strategies, especially their effectiveness in…

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Does Program Quality Matter for Head Start?

The Head Start Impact Study demonstrated that the nation’s largest federally funded preschool program could improve children’s learning and development. But critics often note that the positive effects seen at…