Even Start_Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations

To help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy and improve the educational opportunities of low-income families through family literacy programs that integrate early childhood education, adult basic education, and parenting education.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Tribal Projects include the grant to San Pasqual of Mission Indians in Valley Center, California.

This project is based on economic self-sufficiency and promoting healthy families including scientifically based resources and parent support.

The comprehensive program integrates literacy, academics, culture, parenting and self-sufficiency through the four Even Start components.

Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.