A federally funded preschool program for low-income children from birth to age 5. The early-childhood development program is designed to ensure that low-income children start school ready to learn. Many Head Start programs are housed in public schools.
A comprehensive child development program which is operated by the Navajo Nation/Dine' Division of Education.(small children, three to five years old, in school)
Head Start is a federally funded program which provides comprehensive developmental services for disadvantaged, low-income children from birth until they reach school age.
federally-funded preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 years from low-income families; includes children with special needs; educational program for children and parents; includes some health screenings
A comprehensive, federally funded child development program, which serves children from birth to age 5, pregnant women and their families. They are child-focused programs and have the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families.
A government-sponsored program established in 1964 that helps preschool children from low-income families prepare for school by offering social, educational, and mental and physical health services.
Comprehensive child development programs which serve children from birth to age 5, pregnant women, and their families. They are child-focused programs and have the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. For more information, click here.
Federal program that provides comprehensive child development services for children ages three and four who live in poverty.
advantage gained by an early start as in a race; "with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
A federally funded child-development program that supports family literacy programs serving low-income children and their families. Grant recipients—local public agencies, private organizations, Indian tribes, and school systems—use Head Start dollars to offer services in the areas of education and early childhood development, health, nutrition, and parent involvement. To learn more, go to http://www2.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/hsb/.
A federally funded preschool program that services children from low income families to meet the child's educational, social, health, nutritional and emotional needs. (Ten percent of the class is reserved for children with special health care needs.)
A program of comprehensive services for economically disadvantaged preschool-age children. Services, including transportation, are provided by local Head Start agencies and are funded by the Administration for Children and Families, part of U.S. DHHS.
A federal program, established as part of President Lyndon Johnson's anti-poverty agenda, that provides economically disadvantaged preschoolers with education, nutrition, health, and social services at special centers based in schools and community settings throughout the country.
A federal pre-school program that serves disadvantaged children from birth to age five.
Comprehensive child development programs serving children from 3 to age 5, pregnant women and their families. They are child-focused programs and have the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. Programs are administered and funded by the federal government and traditionally operate part-day during the school year.
In 1964, Congress created the Head Start program designed to prepare young children for elementary school. It also improved the health of children by providing medical examinations and good meals. It was one of the most successful Great Society programs.
Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that focuses on assisting children from low-income families. Created in 1965, Head Start is the longest-running program for stopping the cycle of poverty in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.
Head Start was an Australian television drama series that ran for forty episodes on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 2001.