wartime http://kalw.org en Richmond exhibit explores childcare's wartime origins http://kalw.org/post/richmond-exhibit-explores-childcares-wartime-origins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For those who do have little ones, the Bay Area has a lot of preschools for you. There are close to 200 in San Francisco alone. And that’s not even counting Head Start programs, which operate in all 50 states.&nbsp;</span></p><div>Many people believe that Head Start was America’s first government-run educational program for young children. It launched in 1964. But World War II actually produced an earlier model, right here in the city of Richmond.</div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 05:06:17 +0000 Steven Short 31621 at http://kalw.org Richmond exhibit explores childcare's wartime origins