Take Two for September 6, 2013

Head Start program for migrant farmworkers facing changes in growing season

Oxnard Migrant Labor School

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Aylyn Bautista pours milk for herself during snacktime after a nap at Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart.

Oxnard Migrant Labor School

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Jayden, a student at the Headstart, gets dropped off at home and picked up by his mother.

Oxnard Migrant Labor School

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Bertha Villarreal, the bus driver for the Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart, and Elsa Ramirez, take attendance on the bus that will take children home around Oxnard.

Oxnard Migrant Labor School

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A mother picks up her child from the bus that takes children home around Oxnard from a day at Headstart.


Labor Day's come and gone and everyone's back in school. Except for pre-schoolers attending a Migrant Head start program in Oxnard. For those kids, the school year has just ended. 

KPCC's Deepa Fernandes has more on this unique program that caters to the children of farm workers


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