The 2017-2018 school year was an exciting time for SCAN’s Student Ambassador Program. They went the extra mile to empower those around them to advocate for issues at the local, state and national levels. Here are some highlights from the year!
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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.
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.
In Mississippi, Early Head Start teacher Tywonda Raymond engages her one-year-old students. A curious one-year-old Emery looks on.