“Did anyone here go to Head Start?”
It was an innocuous question, asked by my statistics professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. It might have been a rhetorical question, too, as the professor didn’t seem to expect anyone to speak up.
But I did, providing an empirical data point in a graduate seminar that was looking at the correlation between Head Start participation and success later in life. This was an academic discussion for everyone else but a personal one for me. <Read the rest of the story.>
Via Jenny Lu Mallamo, TIME.