Robert Gordon and I have a new article about Head Start up at The New Republic today. We argue that Head Start works better than many of its critics--and many K-12 education wonks--realize, but that it could--and must--do a much better job of preparing our nation’s poorest kids for school. We also offer some suggestions for how to make Head Start better. Read the whole thing here.
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