The Ypsilanti Community Schools Board of Education last night approved a contract with the Washtenaw Intermediate School District to provide Head Start services in the district.
Superintendent Scott Menzel says Head Start will be offered at three locations.
Federal funding will cover the $1.3 milllion cost of the program.
The school board also approved an agreement with Detroit Regional "Dollars for Scholars", an organization that provides scholarships to encourage students to pursue a post-secondary education. Menzel adds that "Dollars for Scholars" makes scholarships available to encourage students to pursue a post-secondary education. Dollars for Scholars has been serving the area for a while, having started in the Willow Run district in the late 1990's.