Head Start and COR Advantage
HighScope and Head Start’s Shared Commitment
HighScope and Head Start share a similar commitment to high-quality early education that changes the lives of children and families. HighScope Educational Research Foundation maintains alignment between COR assessment items and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. In addition, HighScope has initiated numerous research studies that focus on Head Start children and families.
Head Start agencies around the country prefer COR Advantage because of the high-quality, actionable developmental data that it generates just for Head Start teachers and administrators. The assessment has undergone rigorous validation studies, and HighScope maintains COR Advantage’s validity. Its streamlined set of items allow teachers to focus closely on quality observations that accurately represent children’s developmental progress. From lesson planning to measuring program-wide effectiveness, COR Advantage provides all stakeholders with the data they need. Learn more about reporting with COR Advantage.
Features Just for Head Start Programs
Additional COR Advantage features designed with Head Start and Early Head Start in mind include:
- Direct messaging to families and staff via email and text
- Automatic translation of messages sent to families into their home language
- Free, self-guided online professional development, including an inter-rater reliability course and quiz