Economic Impact of Head Start in Georgia
CSLF Brief, Publication No. 36, Nov. 21, 2017, Nicholas Warner
For more than 50 years, the federal Head Start program has produced short- and long-term economic impacts in the state of Georgia, serving approximately 1 million Georgians since its inception. This brief highlights the short-term impacts, including the increased access to early education in rural Georgia and the overall economic effect that Head Start funding has in these communities.