A Portrait of Head Start Classrooms and Programs: FACES Spring 2017 Data Tables and Study Design

OPRE Report 2019-10
Publisher: Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 31, 2019
Authors
Sara Bernstein, Charles Bush, Nikki Aikens, Emily Moiduddin, Jessica F. Harding, Lizabeth Malone, Louisa Tarullo, Judy Cannon, Kai Filipczak, and Serge Lukashanets

This report includes key information on the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2014–2018 (FACES 2014) study design; in addition, a set of data tables presents descriptive statistics for the characteristics of programs, centers, classrooms, and teachers serving Head Start children and families in spring 2017. FACES was first launched in 1997 as a periodic, longitudinal study of Head Start program performance. The study is conducted by Mathematica Policy Research and its partners—Educational Testing Service and Juárez and Associates—under contract to the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The FACES 2014 fall 2014 through spring 2017 data are available via Child Care and Early Education Research Connections: https://www.researchconnections.org/childcare/studies/36643/versions/V4