Tag Archives: Head Start

Happy Birthday, Head Start!

For more than 25 years, I have visited Head Start programs all across the nation. Each time I am inspired by the children and families who go to these programs to not only learn, but to become future leaders. That’s the power of Head Start. It transforms lives by giving children living in poverty a chance at the future they deserve.

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Finding Hope in Head Start  

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.

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Weekly Wisdom: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with Head Start

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.

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Worry Free and Ready to Learn

The Save the Children Head Start center is a rare resource for low-income families in Kristen and Easton’s northwest Arkansas community, which struggles with poverty and unemployment. It offers parents critical resources and guidance, and an opportunity for their kids to gain essential early learning and social skills. 

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