Head Start improved children’s language and literacy development during the program year but not later and had only one strongly confirmed impact on math ability in a negative direction. (For the 3-year-old cohort, kindergarten teachers reported poorer math skills for children in the Head Start group than children in the control group.)If they'd gone with Siegfried Engelmann in 1966, things would be different.
Saturday, January 16, 2010
"one strongly confirmed impact on math ability in a negative direction"
Cato@Liberty quotes from the new Head Start study: