This week, SCAN activists across the U.S. rallied for a week of action to urge Congress to increase funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
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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.
It’s critical that Congress hears from us and keeps their promise to invest in kids by protecting funding for early learning programs like Head Start and child care.
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.
Meet Rider, a 2-year-old from Arkansas who is able to explore his curiosity and imagination on a daily basis, thanks to early learning programs like Head Start.
In Mississippi, Early Head Start teacher Tywonda Raymond engages her one-year-old students. A curious one-year-old Emery looks on.
Last Monday was my daughter Amelia’s first day of kindergarten. She’s lucky because she was fortunate to attend a quality preschool in our small town.