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Head Start Program (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-03-3

Duration: 00:08:20

Subjects: Head Start Program (U.S.) | Early childhood education


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Williams, Enola Interviewee


This segment from the March 3, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s interview with Enola Williams of the Head Start Program in East Baton Rouge Parish, a preschool program for low income families. She discusses: the 20-year history of Head Start; the program’s emphasis on health and nutrition; the differences between Head Start and kindergarten; the different kinds of student activities; their eligibility criteria; and the importance of parental involvement.