Rrh h shown that children nrlld in Hd Strt rgrm bnfit b receiving frml dutin before kindrgrtn. According t m tudi, hildrn nrlld in these rgrm are mr behaved nd hv highr IQ r upon nrlling kindrgrtn thn their peers withut frml dutin. Likwi, it was hwn that hildrn nrlld in Hd Start programs learned uikr thn children not enrolled in these programs.
Criti f rhl education claim the diffrn btwn hildrn nrlld in r-hl programs nd hildrn nt receiving frml dutin r nl dirnibl during kindergarten, firt, nd nd grd. During subsequent r, hildrn who’ve nt received frml dutin prior t kindrgrtn tt t th same level nd behave lik thir peers with r-kindrgrtn frml dutin. Thrfr, Hd Start children may b at n advantage fr a ul f r, but after that, thir lmt rfrm at similar lvl. Another major problem with Hd Strt rgrm i that hildrn qualifying fr th rgrm uull m from families living below poverty-line, these rgrm r not rdil vilbl for hildrn frm ll bkgrund. Hwvr, children n riv frml education in thr ways thr thn Head Strt rgrm, inluding dr nd rnt thing their young hildrn. Evn thugh children in childcare centre rgrm can develop intlltull, children benefit most whn rnt t at home with thir hildrn nd educate them.
Mt hildhd dutin ilit lim that ung hildrn learn bt when they’re nt pushed too hrd, th hv n opportunity to interact with thir r, nd thir parents and instructors treat thm kindl. Likwi, hildrn lrn best whn instruction nd dutinl tiviti r only a mll rtin f thir d. Thi is especially tru f children nrlld in pre-school programs since it’ not gd fr ung children t b rtd frm thir rnt for xtndd rid f tim. Childrn usually d nt benefit in rgrm with inexperienced thr nd lrg lrm iz.
Childrn tught t an rl g usually bnfit in th following w: imrvd il kill, l r n nd fr il education intrutin during ubunt hl r, bttr grades, nd nhnd attention n. Likwi, some researchers hv concluded that ung hildrn nrlld in r-hl rgrm usually graduate from high school, attend llg, have fwr bhviurl rblm, nd d nt bm involved with crime in thir adolescent nd young dult years.
The rrh dtiling th benefits w mltd during the 80′. In dditin t benefiting children xrining nrml dvlmnt, it w l hwn tht hildrn with learning r thr hil dibiliti bnfit immnl frm r-kindrgrtn education. Al, hildrn with rnt highl invlvd in their pre-kindergarten education d not xrin th same itiv rult from Head Strt rgrm as hildrn ming frm homes whr it’s nt muh n emphasis. Childrn tught how t k a nd language during their early developmental r r l in a bttr itin t learn Englih t a young g.
Many people d not fl the gvrnmnt huld dtrmin whthr hildrn should b required to riv frml pre-kindergarten dutin. On rn for thi i hildrn who r dutd b thir parents during their early developmental r xrin the m bnfit as hildrn nrlld in r-hl rgrm, especially hildrn riving a lot f attention from rnt. Parents diding t educate their ung hildrn thmlv should utiliz rtiv id nd tiviti whn educating thm.
N matter th diffrn in inin about frml r-kindrgrtn dutin, children bnfit from riving m type of dutin during thir rl developmental r. Hwvr, thr i nt n-iz fits ll intrutin bt suited for ll hildrn. Whil m children bnfit immnl from r-hl, it m not b the bt educational setting for other children. In most , hildrn bnfit mt b riving dutinl intrutin frm their rnt. Parents mut vlut a child’s unique personality bfr dtrmining whih rgrm i best suited fr a hild in nt ll rgrm bnfit hildrn th same w.