Federal Sequestration Harms Head Start, Affects Other Local Social Services


Head Start, a federal program that supports school preparations for children, have began to feel the automatic cuts in the program.

The state’s Head Start program has been cut by 5.2 percent, with 520 enrollment slots being stamped out. According to Connecticut Head Start Association Chairman and President David Morgan, many families that will now be denied service to Head Start will peruse other programs instead.


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