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Head Start program for migrant farmworkers facing changes in growing season




Aylyn Bautista pours milk for herself during snacktime after a nap at Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart.
Aylyn Bautista pours milk for herself during snacktime after a nap at Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart.
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Aylyn Bautista pours milk for herself during snacktime after a nap at Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart.
Jayden, a student at the Headstart, gets dropped off at home and picked up by his mother.
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Aylyn Bautista pours milk for herself during snacktime after a nap at Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart.
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.
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Aylyn Bautista pours milk for herself during snacktime after a nap at Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Headstart.
A mother picks up her child from the bus that takes children home around Oxnard from a day at Headstart.
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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