Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten
OPK is a high-quality comprehensive early education program that prepares 3- and 4-year-olds from families living in poverty for success in school and later in life. While about 12,600 children are enrolled in OPK, more than 5,000 eligible children are left out for lack of funding.
Early Head Start
Investing in high-quality infant and toddler programs for at-risk children pays a high rate of return. Learn why Early Head Start's three-part focus on promoting healthy child development, supporting parents, and building strong parent-child relationships is a wise investment for Oregon.
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|Ready For School|
Ready for School is a statewide movement led by a coalition of business and civic leaders, and supported by leaders in the education and law enforcement professions. The goal of Ready for School is to ensure that all Oregon children are healthy and developmentally ready to learn when they enter kindergarten. The Children's Institute provides ongoing research and communications support.
To learn more, visit the Ready for School Web site