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.
Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) is a longitudinal study of Early Head Start programs around the country. Baby FACES describes the characteristics, well-being, and development of children and families at the beginning of the program year. A national portrait of the population Early Head Start serves provides information to consider when assessing needs and setting national goals for the program.
During the 2016–2017 program year, the Office of Head Start (OHS) used the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) Pre-K Teacher-Child Observation Instrument during its on-site reviews of grantees. Review this resource for descriptive statistics of the 2017 grantee-level CLASS® data.
The Office of Head Start Program Information Report (PIR) provides comprehensive data on the services, staff, children, and families served by Head Start and Early Head Start programs nationwide. All grantees and delegates are required to submit PIR for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
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Explore this guide that describes how the CLASS ™ relates to school readiness, and how using it to collect and apply data, including case studies that show how programs have applied CLASS ™ for support and improvement.
This webinar provides strategies for program leaders and education managers to help improve teacher-child interactions. Viewers will explore how to compile, disaggregate, and share CLASS™ data.
This webinar promotes meaningful data dialogues by keeping interactions real, learning-focused, and child-centered. It includes practical ideas to use data in meaningful dialogue, a three-step model to guide data-driven inquiry, and strategies for using child outcome information.
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