Early Head Start: Research Findings

Research BriefMay 10 2010

This brief summarizes findings from number of studies related to Early Head Start and Head Start programs, including the Congressionally mandated Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, a rigorous, large-scale, random-assignment evaluation, which concluded that Early Head Start makes a positive difference for children and families in terms of school success, family self-sufficiency, and parental support of child development.