Approaches to Measuring Family Outcomes

For a copy of our presentation and handout at the National Head Start Association Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA on April 30, 2014 please click below.  Note that the presentation has been updated.

California Head Start Child Outcomes Bulletin 2014

81 Head Start programs contributed child assessment data on nearly 50,000 children for the analysis. CCR Analytics was able to determine how much the Head Start programs contribute to the children’s development using a methodology called Regression Discontinuity Design. Head Start’s impact on child development was found to have a significant impact on a child’s readiness for Kindergarten.