Panel: New Evidence On Head Start
(Child Policy)

Saturday, November 10, 2012: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Hall of Fame (Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderators:  Linda K. Smith, US Department of Health and Human Services
Chairs:  Katherine Magnuson, University of Wisconsin - Madison

This panel brings together a set of papers that provide new evidence on Head Start.

Impact of Center Care Quantity On Child Outcomes: Evidence From National Head Start Impact Study
Weilin Li1, George Farkas1, Greg J. Duncan1, Deborah Vandell1 and Margaret Burchinal2, (1)University of California, Irvine, (2)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Head Start and Children's Nutrition and Health Outcomes: Evidence From a Contemporary Birth Cohort Study
RaeHyuck Lee1, Fuhua Zhai2, Wen-Jui Han3, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn1 and Jane Waldfogel1, (1)Columbia University, (2)Fordham University, (3)New York University

Classroom-Based Interventions and Children's Behavior Problems: A Randomized Trial In Head Start Settings
Fuhua Zhai, Fordham University, C. Cybele Raver, New York University and Stephanie Jones, Harvard University

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