“Did anyone here go to Head Start?”

It was an innocuous question, asked by my statistics professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.  It might have been a rhetorical question, too, as the professor didn’t seem to expect anyone to speak up.

But Jenny Lu did answer him and she provided a personal side to the academic discussion her class was having about the correlation between Head Start participation and academic success later in life.

Jenny Lu attended Head Start in Lincoln Nebraska and is now attending Harvard. Click on the links below to read her story!

Reflecting Back on My Head Start

From Head Start to Harvard