The DHS Head Start Program provides high-quality early childhood education and family support services that promote school readiness and success in life.
This program provides comprehensive services including full-day early childhood education for children 6 weeks to 5 years old.
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The Arc of San Antonio was founded to create a network of support and services for their children with special needs. The Arc has developed programs and partnerships that address the most critical issues facing people living with disabilities. It offers one of the largest continuum of services for children and adults with a broad range of developmental abilities.
The National Center For Learning Disabilities is an advocacy program that has scholarships/awards as well as resources for young adults (e.g. leadership opportunities, research, etc.) with learning disabilities. NCLD hopes to empower young adults with learning and attention issues through initiatives, including an online community, leadership opportunities, and research.
ABC’s mission is to increase the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society. This mission is carried out through the signature College Preparatory Schools Program (“CPSP”), which annually recruits, refers and supports about 500 A Better Chance Scholars at more than 300 of the nation’s leading boarding, day and public schools. For more information go to website below.
QuestBridge is a powerful platform that connects the nation’s brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities. By facilitating these exchanges, QuestBridge aims to increase the percentage of talented low-income students attending the nation’s best universities and the ranks of national leadership itself. Check out their website for info.
Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. Please visit https://www.readingrockets.org/ for more information, and to access free resources designed to help.
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Services for Children, Teens and Adults, your local library provides: Free online tutoring help, Reading, Story Time, Play & Learn, Symphony Music, Family Fun Programs & Activities and other resources designed to support the learning and development of children’s love of books, reading and learning. Over 30 locations throughout the San Antonio area.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. Since 2000, the Foundation has awarded $190 million in scholarships to nearly 2,500 students from 8th grade through graduate school. Also provides comprehensive counseling and other support services to students. The Foundation has provided over $100 million in grants to organizations that serve such students.
Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families (Tutor.com/military), funded by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CMGA), is a program that allows eligible students in grades kindergarten through college to connect to a live tutor online for one‐to‐one help with homework, studying, test prep and more.
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