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Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI)

Virginia Preschool Initiative Program Overview

The Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) is a state funded program that provides quality preschool programs for at-risk four-year-olds unserved by the federal Head Start program.

The purpose of the program is to reduce disparities among young children upon formal school entry and to reduce or eliminate those risk factors that lead to early academic failure.

The Virginia Preschool Initiative provides quality preschool education, health services, family engagement, facilitation of comprehensive services including health, mental health and nutrition education for preschool children and their families.