Head Start Comprehensive Services: A Key Support for Early Learning for Poor Children
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
This policy brief, the fourth in the Head Start Series, describes the comprehensive services Head Start children receive. It presents data from Head Start Program Information Reports (PIR) from the most recent program year, 2001-2002, and compares them, when possible, to national data on the services low-income children and families receive.