Does Head Start Help Hispanic Children?
AbstractPoor educational attainment is a persistent problem among latino children, relative to non-Latinos. This paper examines the effects of participation in the Head Start program on Latinos. We find that large and significat benefits accrue to Head Start children when we compare them to siblings who did not participate in the program.
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EDUCATION ; CHILDREN ; WELFARE ECONOMICS;
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