Head Start

Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration

In what's become a birthday tradition, the president started celebrating on Saturday by taking a trio of friends from his Hawaii childhood for a golf outing at Andrews... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015


Traveling librarians promote literacy throughout Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake City Public Library System’s Smart Start program serves more than 1,000 low-income children each month in 70-plus Head Start and pre-K classrooms.... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2015


Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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Chasing the American dream one step at a time

Although the American dream is becoming more elusive in today's up-and-down economy, a Provo woman is determined to reach it for herself and her children. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2015


Contributions provide gifts to brighten Head Start families' Christmas

Santa arrived early at Salt Lake CAP Head Start in recent days. On Monday, hundreds of clients received gifts through the annual Operation Chimney Drop program. Late... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014


Two-generation approach holds promise in overcoming poverty, community partners say

Even though a new national report shows Utah fares better than many states on measurements of poverty, the numbers are "unacceptable," says Lori Bays, director of Salt... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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