Head Start Awareness Month!

This just in, from Roz at Head Start – October is Head Start Awareness Month!

Head Start families have long recognized the positive effects the program has on their children. On average, Head Start graduates rank higher in language, literacy, social conduct, and physical development that their non-Head Start peers. Head Start children are also significantly more likely to complete high school and attend college that those who did not participate in the program. With more than 25 million alumni to date, Head Start is making appositive impact on the lives of low-income children across the country.

About Head Start

Created in 1965, Head Start is the most successful, longest-running, national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. More that 25 million pre-school aged children have benefited from Head Start.

Dads and kids building race cars at the Summerville Center
Dads and kids building race cars at the Summerville Center

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