Head Start Program Still Recruiting Children

Theo nguồn tin của trên mạng http://phoenix.gov/ June 25, 2013 The city of Phoenix Human Services Department Head Start program is still recruiting children for the 2013-14 school year for the following districts Alhambra School District – James W. Rice and Cordova primary schools Phoenix Elementary School District Deer Valley School District Greater Phoenix Urban League – Sites within the Pendergast Elementary School District Murphy School District – Alfred F. Garcia, Arthur M. Hamilton, Jack L. Kuban and William R. Sullivan elementary schools Roosevelt School District – M.L. King and T.G. Barr elementary schools Washington School District – Arroyo, Sunset, Richard E. Miller, John Jacobs and Acacia elementary schools Families must meet federal income guidelines for family size, and children must be 3 or 4 years old to be eligible to enroll. Parents of children with special needs are encouraged to apply. The 63 sites within the city’s service area have varied hours and schedules. Head Start offers children from diverse backgrounds active learning activities, nutritious meals and snacks, health screenings, and disabilities and mental health services. Some sites also provide full-day Head Start or childcare services for working families. Social services also are provided to families in need. The involvement of parents in education, program planning and operation is an important part of the Head Start program. Parents play an active role in all aspects of the program. Through that involvement and other training activities, parents are able to gain skills to help them secure employment. For more information, call 602-262-4040 or visit phoenix.gov/headstart. Media contact: Alejandro Montiel 602-534-3443 http://phoenix.gov/news/062513headstart.html

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