Research Reports: Head Start

The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), 1997–2022, is a longitudinal study of Head Start programs around the country. It describes the characteristics, well-being, and development of children and families at the beginning of the Head Start program year. A national portrait of the population Head Start serves provides information to consider when assessing needs and setting national goals for the program.

Finding the Math

Learn more about how to plan math activities in the classroom. Also, share these activities with parents to use at home with their children.

Comprehension and Text Structure

The Effective Practice Guide for the Comprehension and Text Structure sub-domain includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Print and Alphabet Knowledge

The Print and Alphabet Knowledge sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Phonological Awareness

The Phonological Awareness sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Vocabulary

The Vocabulary sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Attending and Understanding

The Attending and Understanding sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Geometry and Spatial Sense

The Geometry and Spatial Sense sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Measurement

The Effective Practice Guide for the Measurement sub-domain includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.