Sure Start parents do well

2nd July 2004 at 01:00
Mothers in Sure Start areas are more likely to treat their child in a warm manner than others in comparable areas, research from Birkbeck college, University of London, has found. The findings suggest that, in the 2,000 deprived areas which have had extra early-years education and health care through Sure Start, families were more than twice as likely to be doing well in measures ranging from children's verbal ability to fathers'

involvement.

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