Around Town: ABCD Head Start 50th Anniversary  

By BNN TV/Comcast
Posted by ABCD Public Information 7/1/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"Around Town highlights the Head Start program of Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) celebrate a half-century of providing the pioneering early education and care program that has put tens of thousands of Boston’s low-income children and families on the road to success in school and life." Watch here.

ABCD Celebrates 50 Years of Head Start, BNN News 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 6/2/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"Chris Lovett talks to ABCD's John Drew and Yvette Rodriguez." watch video here.

Head Start advocates fight for restoration of $1 million in Massachusetts funding cuts 

by Shira Schoenberg, The Republican/ MassLive.com
Posted by ABCD Public Information 3/2/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"The Boston Head Start program could close its classroom doors a week early this year due to budget cuts by Gov. Charlie Baker. In Western Massachusetts, Head Start expects to absorb the cut through classroom supplies." read more.

Head Start cuts would be keenly felt by kids in need 

by Joyce Ferriabough Bolling, Roxbury
Posted by ABCD Public Information 2/28/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"It might seem like an insignificant cut next to a projected $1.5 billion state deficit, and the thinking on Beacon Hill might be that everyone will have to feel some pain, but to the children and families who have nothing, who at least get a fighting chance in life with the solid educational foundation that Head Start provides, the cuts of about $1 million pose enormous consequences (“Head Start program in Boston faces cuts,” Metro, Feb. 25)." read more.

Group says Head Start cut will hurt low income children 

by Nashoba Publishing
Posted by ABCD Public Information 2/25/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"An anti-poverty agency on Tuesday lashed out at a spending cut ordered by Gov. Charlie Baker, saying the $1 million reduction in Head Start grants will lead to the elimination of five early education classrooms for low-income families." read more.

Head of ABCD Warns of Head Start Budget Cut​ 

by Chris Levitt, BNN News
Posted by ABCD Public Information 2/24/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start

BNN's Chris Lovett interview John J. Drew about the Head Start 9c Budget Cut. watch video.

Head Start program in Boston faces cuts / Baker’s proposal for budget deficit trims programs 

by Sean P. Murphy, The Boston Globe
Posted by ABCD Public Information 2/24/2015 Categories: ABCD Head Start Budget Cuts

"A program that provides services to thousands of Boston’s poorest families by helping toddlers prepare for kindergarten faces a possible early shutdown this year because of an 11 percent cut in state funding." read more.

ABCD: Join Our Team of Early Childhood Professionals! 

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Posted by ABCD Public Information 12/30/2014 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD) Head Start and Children’s Services programs serve low-income children and their families, offering a variety of early childhood education, health, and case management services at sites throughout Boston and now serving Malden, Everett, Medford and surrounding towns." read more. 

WGBH Launches Research-Driven Digital Production Team for Early Learners - PR News Wire 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 10/30/2014 Categories: ABCD Head Start

"Four and a half years after the introduction of the iPad, many parents, caregivers and educators still struggle with how to integrate technology and media into their children's lives amidst concerns that uninterrupted passive screen time can be detrimental to a child's development." read more.