Head Start

New duties for day cares: Rules may put private providers at disadvantage

New changes in early childhood education present challenges for local private day care centers, which will be required to meet the same standards as programs fully funded by the state.

New rules for children: Centers will be graded based on instructional quality

Barney and Baby Bop day care center owners Michael and Georgia Ford, of Patterson, ask Louisiana Department of Education Policy Analyst Nasha Patel and program consultant Kaye Eichler questions about early childhood accountability changes for the 2016-17 school year. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana Department of Education held its last series of roundtable discussions Tuesday in Lafayette informing early childhood professionals about preliminary performance results a

Head Start, Breast Cancer awareness

St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start students made “Healing Hands” banners in support of Head Start Awareness and Breast Cancer Awareness month. On Thursday, there was an official dedication to the radiation and cancer departments of Teche Regional Medical Center. One student from each center along with his father or father figure was selected to dedicate the banner to the hospital. From left, holding the banner, are David Teno, fatherhood coordinator and Jeff Beverly, director for St. Mary Community Action. From left, back row, are Debby Acosta, Oncologics Cancer Center; Marvin Young III, Baby Bear Head Start; Guy Jones Sr., Yogi Bear Head Start; Jamal Hartman, Cinderella Head Start; Ronald Billiot Jr., Tweety Bird Head Start; and Sabrina Roy, Teche Regional Medical Center. From left, front row, are James Young, Guy Jones Jr., Jamal Hartman Jr., and Ronald Billiot III.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thlelepape)

St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start students made “Healing Hands” banners in support of Head Start Awareness and Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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