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Edward Zigler, Ph.D.

Edward Zigler, Ph.D. Biography: Edward Zigler, Ph.D., was Sterling Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, at Yale University and Director Emeritus of the Yale Center in Child Development and Social Policy. He was one of the planners of Project Head Start and was the federal official responsible for administering the program when he served as the first director of the U.S. Office of Child Development (now the Administration on Children, Youth, and Families). He was also Chief of the U.S. Children's Bureau. He regularly testified as an expert witness before congressional committees and had served as a consultant to every presidential administration since that of Lyndon Johnson. Dr. Zigler conducted extensive research on topics related to child development, psychopathology, and mental retardation and authored hundreds of scholarly publications.

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  • The Head Start Debates

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-754-0


    The first book to capture the Head Start debates in all their complexity and diversity, this landmark volume mines Head Start's 38-year history for lessons learned, turns a critical eye on where the program is headed, and offers readers distinct and often contrasting viewpoints.

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