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"Who Benefits Most From Head Start? Using Latent Class Moderation to Examine Differential Treatment Effects"

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Head Start gives its largest academic and social boosts to young children in particular family contexts, says a study published this month in the online version of the journal Child Development.

Researchers analyzed data on nearly 2,500 3-year-olds in the federal Head Start Impact Study. They found that English-language learners of married, poor parents, and children of single parents with low education showed lasting benefits from Head Start, though other students saw more mixed results.

Vol. 34, Issue 01, Page 5

Published in Print: August 20, 2014, as Head Start
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