21 December 2023
Head Start is a federal and state funded comprehensive preschool program for low-income children ages three through five. It provides children with a developmentally appropriate preschool experience. The program ensures that young children get health checkups and treatment, oral health screenings, and that they are fed a nutritious hot meal every day. Head Start is unique in its comprehensive approach to the needs of children and families, which adheres to federally designated standards.