The Head Start Advantage explores the lives of Head Start students, parents, and alumni working to create a better world for all Americans. Get to know Head Start families and see firsthand how the program has given more than 33 million Americans a head start on their education. Delve into the findings of five decades of research into early childhood education, examining the role of early learning in later life outcomes. Meet Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, Sylvia Acevedo, Interim CEO of Girl Scouts of America, and Cornell William Brooks, president of the NAACP, all Head Start alumni and lifelong advocates for the program. Collectively, they paint a picture of Head Start’s enormous impact as an investment in our nation’s greatest resource: our children.
Find out more about the National Head Start Association here.