50 Years of Opportunity
Head Start Celebrates Decades of Success
For fifty years, Head Start has continued to be the leading model for providing young children with opportunities for success in school and in life through early childhood programs. Since the summer of 1965, more than 31 million children have benefited from Head Start’s comprehensive services.
These children have grown up to become business women and men, professors, teachers, lawyers, mayors, members of Congress, athletes, foundation presidents, Grammy-winning musicians, poets, and parents.