By Andrew Pillow
More and more children are attending head start programs, coinciding with the push for more early childhood education.
The Administration for Children and Families released the final copy of the Head Start Performance Standards. The performance standards suggest many new ideas for head start programs.
Some of the changes include:
- Increases in the number of hours
- Changes in curriculum
- Changes around teacher development
- Increased use of data
This reflects a broader effort to regulate head start programs around the country. The new changes are expected to cost around 1 billion to implement every year.
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