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Early Head Start: Celebrating Success and Ensuring its Future

Download Files Mar 12, 2016

Early Head Start represents the best of what scientific research recommends for ensuring good health, strong families and positive early learning experiences for infants and toddlers.

For more than ten years, our nation has invested in an exceptional program to support the healthy development of low-income infants and toddlers and meet the unique needs of their entire family. This program, Early Head Start, is a federallyfunded, community-based program that provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income pregnant women and families with children under age three. Early Head Start represents the best of what scientific research recommends for ensuring good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences for infants and toddlers.

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