Head Start (Education) Law and Legal Definition

The Head Start program is a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This program provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Head Start program helps to create healthy development in low-income children from birth to five years. This programs offer a wide variety of services. This depends on a child's and its family's heritage and experience. It helps to influence all aspects of a child's development and learning.