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Something Better for My Children: How Head Start Has Changed the Lives of Millions of Children
Synopses & Reviews
"Something Better for my Children" shows the human side of the Head Start program. To learn what really goes on in Head Start centers, Kay Mills visited programs around the country, from inner-city Los Angeles to an Indian reservation in Montana.
Mills provides a revealing look at what Head Start has accomplished, answering questions about what has worked, what hasn't, and why. Thorough in its explanation of history and policy, "Something Better for my Children" is an important and timely book for anyone with an interest in the betterment of our nation's future.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -331) and index.
About the Author
Kay Mills's writing has appeared in The New York Times, Mother Jones, The Progressive and numerous other magazine and newspapers. A former editorial writer for the Los Angeles Times, she is the recipient of many awards for her work. The author of This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hammer, and From Pocahontas to Power Suits:Everything You Need to Know About Women's History in America (both Plume), she lives in Santa Monica, California.
Table of Contents
Making the promise — Meeting the people — Tackling the problems — Considering the prospects.
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