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Author: Riggs, Frank [R-CA]
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1. Riggs, Frank [R-CA]
Barrett, Bill [R-NE]
Goodling, William [R-PA]
Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]
Greenwood, James [R-PA]
Souder, Mark [R-IN]
H. R. 4241: A Bill to Amend the Head Start Act, and for Other Purposes
House of Representatives, July 16, 1998.
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
Keyword(s): Academic Development; Behavioral Differences; Child Care; Child Development; Child Health; Children, Health Care; Cognitive Development; Drug Use; Family Size; Family Structure; Head Start; Income Level; Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP); Survey of Program Dynamics (SPD)

105th CONGRESS, 2d Session Mr. RIGGS (for himself, Mr. GOODLING, Mr. BARRETT of Nebraska, Mr. GREENWOOD, Mr. GRAHAM, and Mr. SOUDER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. This Act may be cited as the Head Start Amendments of 1998'. SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. Sec. 3. Statement of purpose. (g) NATIONAL HEAD START IMPACT RESEARCH- (1) ANALYSES OF DATA BASES- The Secretary shall obtain analyses of the following existing databases to guide the evaluation recommendations of the expert panel appointed under paragraph (2) and to provide Congress with initial reports of potential Head Start outcomes. (A) by use of The Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) conduct an analysis of the different income levels of Head Start participants compared to comparable persons who did not attend Head Start; (B) by use of The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) which began gathering data on children who attended Head Start from 1988 on, examine the wide range of outcomes measured within the Survey, including cognitive, socio-emotionaL behavioral, and academic development; (C) by use of The Survey of Program Dynamics, the new longitudinal survey required by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, to begin annual reporting, through the duration of the Survey, on Head Start attendees' academic readiness performance and improvements; and (D) to ensure that The Survey of Program Dynamics be linked with the NLSY at least once by the use of a common performance test, to be determined by the expert panel, for the greater national usefulness of the NLSY database.
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Riggs, Frank [R-CA], Bill [R-NE] Barrett, William [R-PA] Goodling, Lindsey [R-SC] Graham, James [R-PA] Greenwood and Mark [R-IN] Souder. "H. R. 4241: A Bill to Amend the Head Start Act, and for Other Purposes." House of Representatives, July 16, 1998.