“This partnership with Scholastic is a great way not only to celebrate the power and promise of the Head Start Advantage, but also to foster local engagement,” said Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association. “These community reading days are an important opportunity to raise awareness in local communities about the magnificent impact of Head Start.”
The National Head Start Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in school and in life. The opportunities offered by Head Start lead to healthier, empowered children and families, and stronger, more vibrant communities. NHSA is the voice for more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 1,600 Head Start grantees in the United States. Visit www.nhsa.org and follow @NatlHeadStart for more information.
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