Healthy Children are Ready to Learn

Healthy Children are Ready to Learn

Health and school readiness are closely linked. Children need to be healthy and safe to learn. Head Start programs help families access ongoing, continuous health care for their child and promote healthy, safe behaviors in centers and at home. This fact sheet explains how Head Start's management systems support comprehensive health services that benefit children's school readiness.



About OpenDoors

This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.

Prepared for the Office of Head Start, under contract # HHSP23320100009YC, by the Early Head Start National Resource Center at ZERO TO THREE.