Many families are finding hope in Head Start. This touching account details how access to early childhood education changed a child’s life–and her mother’s.
Yearly Archives: 2018
Head Start and Early Head Start provide children the opportunity to have the strong start in life they deserve.
One of the programs that has helped our nation achieve greater equality is Head Start. A new report from the Center for American Progress shows how Head Start has been a critical resource in expanding early education opportunities to vulnerable kids who live in hard-to-reach communities across America.
Megan and Stephanie attend an after-school program that helps with homework and offers activities that combine fitness and fun. Most importantly, it provides them with a safe place to go while their parents are still at work. But despite the overwhelming benefits that after school programs like theirs can offer to students, families and communities, the federal Fiscal Year 2019 budget would eliminate a vital after school program that benefits millions of Americans.
Even small things can make a big difference when creating change, especially when it comes to kids.