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Document Number: 9628

Evaluating Lasting Effects of Full-day Prekindergarten Program on School Readiness, Academic Performance, and Special Education Services - Since 2007, the Montgomery County Public Schools system has used Title I dollars to extend half-day Head Start classes into full-day programs. An earlier internal evaluation showed that children who participated in full-day classes made significantly greater gains by the end of their pre-k year than those in half-day programs. In a follow-up study that examines these same children at the end of kindergarten, researchers found that generally, the advantages gained from full-day Head Start persisted for reading skills, though not for math. (Montgomery County Public Schools, April 2010)...

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