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  • 2014-2015 SMILE Head Start/Early Head Start Pre-Registration Play Video

    February 27, 2014 8:11 AM

    SMILE is hosting pre-registration for its early childhood development program for children, ages 0-5, and pregnant women. The program provides services, health/dental/vision/hearing screenings, developmental screenings, nutrition assessments, parental involvement, disabilities, family literacy, transition, training and technical assistance, and before/after care to working parents. The SMILE Community Action Agency will host... more »
  • SPLC, Head Start group resolve eligibility issue

    July 19, 2013 8:25 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A civil rights organization says the agency that runs Head Start programs in Jefferson Parish has agreed that proof of citizenship is not a condition of enrollment in the program for preschoolers. The Southern Poverty Law Center said Thursday it had reached an agreement to resolve... more »
  • Head Start workers must reapply for jobs

    May 16, 2012 7:24 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - Employees of the parish's Head Start program may reapply for their positions at an upcoming job fair. The Head Start chief administrative officer, Edwards Songy, told parish councilmen Tuesday that the event, open only to current Head Start employees, will be held May 29-30 at Nottaway... more »
  • 4 arrested after child brings drugs to Head Start

    April 20, 2012 9:53 AM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Police in Bossier City say a 3-year-old showed up at the Head Start center he regularly attends with marijuana and a prescription anti-anxiety drug. An investigation led to the arrest of the boy's mother and three other people. Police were called to the Head Start... more »
  • Day of Literacy for Local Kids

    October 1, 2009 2:00 PM

    Early learning: that is what United Way of Acadiana promotes through their Day of Literacy. Thursday morning 100 volunteers came out to Head Start locations in Lafayette, Acadia, Vermillion, and St. Martin parishes. They read "The Little Engine That Could" to more than 1,100 children. The Read United crew... more »

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