Head Start and Early Head Start programs of Norther Fairfield County, located in Danbury, have earned their second consecutive 100-percent scores on the Head Start Federal Review.
5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty says the Danbury program is one of the highest performing in the country. There are over 1,800 performance standards to meet. The program is run by the Connecticut Institute for Communities. CEO James Maloney says this is a rare accomplishment and a great credit to the Head Start parents and staff.
The review was done from March 30th through April 3rd, with the results reported today. According to the Classroom Assessment Scoring System review, the local Head Start scored well above the national average in classroom, instructional and emotional supports.