How Head Start Grantees Set and Use School Readiness Goals

Under the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, local Head Start and Early Head Start grantees are formally required to develop school readiness goals and evaluate children's progress toward these goals. Read this This Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE) report and accompanying brief to learn more about how grantees are responding to these requirements, setting school readiness goals, collecting and analyzing data to track progress towards goals, and using these data in program planning and improvement.