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    The Impact of Head Start

    A Reply to the Report Analysis

    Victor G. Cicirelli, John W. Evans, Jeffry S. Schiller
    In their reply to Smith and Bissell the authors dispute both the criticisms of the Westinghouse methodology and the re-analysis of the data. They argue that the re-analysis ignores the bulk of the Westinghouse data, that it is based on a statistically incorrect procedure, and that it produces results essentially similar to those reported by Westinghouse. They conclude with some general observations on the study and the evaluation of social action programs.

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    Spring 1970 Issue

    Abstracts

    Choosing a Future
    Strategies for Designing and Evaluating New Programs
    Richard J. Light, Paul V. Smith
    Early Childhood Intervention
    The Social Science Base of Institutional Racism
    Stephen S. Baratz, Joan C. Baratz
    Report Analysis
    The Impact of Head Start
    Marshall S. Smith, Joan S. Bissell
    The Impact of Head Start
    A Reply to the Report Analysis
    Victor G. Cicirelli, John W. Evans, Jeffry S. Schiller
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