Project Head Start : Models and Strategies for the Twenty-First Century

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-01-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Following in the footsteps of Project Head Start: Past, Present and Future Trends in the Context of Family Needs (Garland, 1987) this new work addresses current and future needs of young children and their families. A bibliography and index are included.

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Moving Ahead with Head Start Project Head Start: A Paradox
Contrasting Images of Head Start
Building on Head Start Strengths
More Than Preschool Education: Head Start Offers Something for Everyone
It's Not a Chameleon
Celebrating Head Start
Head Start: A Forerunner of Today's Vision for Children
A Head Start Primer-History
Current Status of Project Head Start-Number of Programs
Overall Enrollments
Ages of Children Served
Economic Status of the Children Served
Racial Composition
Multicultural Services
Children with Disabilities
Models and Strategies for the Twenty-First Century
Overview of Models and Strategies for the Twenty-First Century
Program Options
Head Start Improvements and Innovations
An Array of Models and Strategies
Head Start as a Leader
Working with Parents
The Legacy of Head Start-Challenges to Family Involvement
Parent Involvement Performance Standards
The History of Parent Involvement in Head Start
Head Start: Career Development or Child Development?
Current Issues in Parent Involvement
Substance Abuse: Meeting Changing Social Conditions
The Roots of Drug Abuse
Positive Childrearing Styles
A Model Drug-Abuse Prevention Program
Working with Prenatally Substance Exposed Infants
A Curriculum Designed for the Head Start Community
The Challenge of Involving Men-Fathers' Roles in Child Nurturance
Need to Focus on Supporting Male Employability
Father Participation in Decision Making Toward Increased Male Involvement
Model Programs
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