What is another word for head start?

81 synonyms found


[ hˈɛd stˈɑːt], [ hˈɛd stˈɑːt], [ h_ˈɛ_d s_t_ˈɑː_t]

How to use "Head start" in context?

No matter what your socioeconomic status may be, there is something you can do to prepare yourself for a successful academic career. That is what "head start" is all about - giving children from low-income homes the opportunity to catch up to their more affluent peers in terms of reading and math skills.

In 1990, the federal government began funding "head start" programs. Initially, these programs were only available to children from low-income families, but since then they have been expanded to include children from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

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