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Increased State Funding Allows Head Start to Serve 72 More Children

August 15, 2019

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. was recently awarded an increase of $877,752 in state money that will support services for an additional 72 Head Start children.  The Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program (HSSAP) grant provides state funding to Head Start programs to serve preschool-aged children who are living in families at or below 100 percent […]

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LCHS Hiring Classroom Aides for Upcoming School Year

August 15, 2019

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Head Start Awarded Grant to Promote Positive Behavior in Classrooms

July 26, 2019

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. (LCHS) was recently awarded a one-time grant totaling $78,173 from Moses Taylor Foundation to implement a new strategy that promotes positive behavior in the classroom among preschool-aged children.  The method, known as Teacher-Child Interaction Training-Universal or TCIT-U, is a professional development model designed to strengthen teacher-child relationship skills and increase teachers’ […]

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LCHS Receives $500 Donation to Offset Costs for New School Year

July 22, 2019

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. (LCHS) was awarded a donation to help offset the cost of children’s programming expenses for the upcoming school year.  The Seltzer Group, an independent insurance agency in Schuylkill County, donated $250 to LCHS.  The original donation was then matched by the Selective Insurance Group Foundation; a company in New Jersey […]

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