When you fine tune the studies on Head Start, the program’s shortcomings only become more readily apparent.
Try as they might, when proponents of early federally funded pre-school education ala Head Start try to make the case for their cause, they can’t quite seal the deal. “There is one study that shows…
Proponents of early childhood education may sing its praises but reality keeps rearing its ugly head.
Recently, some long-suppressed government reports have finally revealed that it doesn’t work, despite spending nearly $7 billion on nearly 1 million children every year.
On August 6, 2007, Associated Press writer Lindsey Tanner released an article, “Marketing Tricks Tot’s Taste Buds,” detailing how Dr. Tom Robinson’s August 2007 new study concluded that marketing campaigns can alter a child’s perception of taste and convince them that the name brand is more desirable.
At its best, the record on the 40-year-old federal Head Start program was mixed. Now, the middle-aged government program is becoming downright dangerous, according to Karen Effrem, a director of EdWatch.org.
Policymakers have long thought the solution to the achievement gap to be in early childhood education.
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