Head start and early head start programs: What we have learned over the last 30 years about Preschool, Families and Communities

  • Sherlie S. Svestka
Section 2


Early Childhood Education Head Start Family Child Care Head Start Program Early Head Start 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sherlie S. Svestka
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  1. 1.Federal Interagency Early Childhood Research Working Group, Office of Educational Research and ImprovementUnited States Department of EducationWashington DCUSA

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