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Bank Street Head Start Participates in Annual May Day Celebration on the Lower East Side

On May 16th, Bank Street Head Start participated in a May Day celebration at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden on the Lower East Side. Held annually, this celebratory event brings Head Start children, families, teachers, and mentors together in a morning of music, play, dancing, and learning to welcome the new spring season. Surrounded by plants and […]

Two children color with crayons

Bank Street Participates in Newly Released Study on Cultural Responsiveness

The Migration Policy Institute, a think tank based in Washington, DC, recently published a report based on work by Bank Street’s former National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness (NCCLR). The study, called “Providing a Head Start: Improving Access to Early Childhood Education for Refugees,” examined the language and cultural barriers that can limit refugee families’ access […]