Head Start

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Sequester's Real: Head Start

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, director of the Office of Head Start, explains how sequestration cuts are affecting the program and the children enrolled in it.

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Is the Tools of the Mind Curriculum Effective?

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Being able to sit at a desk in kindergarten can be just as important as learning the A B C’s. The curriculum of one popular pre-K program, Tools of the Mind, that tries to enforce those kinds of skills in young children is finally being studied by researchers at New York University, who are trying to determine whether it really does make a difference.

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