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Calvo declares October Head Start Awareness Month

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 by Jolene Toves

Guam - In front several children this morning at Adelup, Governor Eddie Calvo proclaimed next month as Head Start Awareness Month. Head start is a national program that provides comprehensive child development services to economically-disadvantaged children, ages 3 to 5 years, with a special focus on helping preschoolers develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school.

Head Start Program director Cathy Schroeder told KUAM News, "This year is going to be s an interesting year for head start because we're going into the 50 the year of Head Start in the nation and the festivities start tomorrow nationwide and Guam had a head start in the summer of 1965 it was the college of Guam at the time so we have some 50 plus citizens on Guam that were heads tart children so hopefully they're all successful ."

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