CMCS E 180 Head Start to Help Parents Pick Kindergarten

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School leaders will guide preschool parents to get signed up now
for fall

BRONX, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CMCS E. 180th Head Start program will help connect
parents to the best Kindergarten programs for their current preschool
children during a community outreach event that coincides with National
School Choice Week 2017 – the nation’s largest-ever celebration of
opportunity in education.

The event begins at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 24 at the school, located
at 899 East 180th Street in the Bronx. School leaders will help parents
with the Kindergarten registration process in an initiative meant to
start the K-12 educational conversation early.

CMCS E. 180th is a Head Start program for low-income 3 and 4
year olds.

The goal of the event is to celebrate great education choices in New
York and raise awareness among parents about school choice. The
celebration is timed to coincide with National School Choice Week
(January 22-28, 2017), which will feature more than 21,000 events across
the country.

“The school celebrates this event to ensure that the parents have
registered their children for Kindergarten. We also want to celebrate
that our three year olds will continue with the school for next year.
National School Choice Week is the perfectly timed opportunity,” said
Paula Belli, education director at the school.

Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent public
awareness effort designed to shine a positive spotlight on effective
education options for every child. Through more than 21,000
independently planned events across the country, National School Choice
Week raises public awareness of all types of educational choices
available to children. These options include traditional public schools,
public charter schools, public magnet schools, online learning, private
schools, and homeschooling. You can learn more by visiting www.schoolchoiceweek.com.

Contacts

CMCS E 180 Head Start
Paula Belli, 718-220-3355
PBelli@cmcs.org