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The hidden history of head start

Author: Edward Zigler; Sally J Styfco
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Series: Development at risk series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Currently enrolling 900,000 poor children each year, Head Start has served 25 million children and their families since it started 43 years ago. Despite its longevity and renown, much of Head Start's story has never been told, and this book gives a detailed account of the remarkable program.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zigler, Edward, 1930-
Hidden history of head start.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009034602
(OCoLC)432653949
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Zigler; Sally J Styfco
ISBN: 9780199745500 0199745501
OCLC Number: 611582244
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 384 pages).
Contents: The predawn of Head Start : beginnings of early childhood intervention --
The two roots of Head Start --
Head Start's early years --
A conflict of cultures --
Reinventing Head Start --
The failed union of Head Start and child care --
Coaxing science to the rescue --
President Jimmy Carter, Head Start's misunderstood friend --
Ronald Reagan "saves" Head Start --
George H.W. Bush, the "education president" --
Head Start's golden years under the Clinton administration --
George W. Bush versus Head Start --
Does Head Start work? Does it work enough? --
Deploying the lessons in Head Start's history.
Series Title: Development at risk series.
Responsibility: Edward Zigler, Sally J. Styfco.

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Currently enrolling 900,000 poor children each year, Head Start has served 25 million children and their families since it started 43 years ago. Despite its longevity and renown, much of Head Start's story has never been told, and this book gives a detailed account of the remarkable program.

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