Rep Sheppard pays tribute to Head Start on 50th anniversary

first_img Lawmaker recognizes most successful,long-term federal program in historyLANSING, Mich. — State Rep. Jason Sheppard today gave tribute to the Michigan Head Start Association (MHSA) in honor of the overwhelmingly successful federal program’s 50th anniversary.“Not only does Head Start provide academic help, but it also provides living-wage jobs in our most needy communities,” Rep Sheppard said. “Congratulations to Head Start and MHSA on 50 years of making a meaningful difference in the lives of Michiganders. Here’s to serving for another five decades and thank you for your service to the Great Lakes State.”Head Start is the nation’s leading child and family growth program ensuring school readiness by providing development skills to low-income children. MHSA is dedicated to helping Michigan’s poorest children achieve school readiness and family self-sufficiency, aiding 34,000 children and their families. Categories: Sheppard News,Sheppard Photos 21May Rep. Sheppard pays tribute to Head Start on 50th anniversarylast_img

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