Head Start classes will have a safe physical and social environment that is conducive to learning and reflective of the different stages of development of each child. The class environment will help children develop emotional security and facility in social relationships. It is also an environment of acceptance that supports and respects gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.
This policy complies with Head Start Performance Standard 45CFR Section 1304.21. (a), (c), §1304.53
It was approved by Policy Council on April 8, 1997.
Updated July 6, 1999. June 2008. June 2009
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