February 6, 2008

Start Early

The New York Times wrote about the Parent-Child Home Program which aims to foster literacy and teach parents how to prepare their children for school. The program operates in 150 poor communities in 13 states.

"It may well become a national model as the effort to close the achievement gap focuses on how young children are being raised at home."

Read more of "A Head Start on Head Start" here- a worthwhile read for a fresh perspective on closing the achievement gap.