The US Department of Health and Human Services estimated 57,265 children were cut from Head Start services due to sequestration.
Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide preschool for thousands of children. But programs have to cut enrollment for kids. Sequestration has slashed funding, which means reduced services and staff lay-offs.
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Federal Programs Related to - Early Childhood Education
Programs that provide educational activities and experiences for children from birth to age five which are intended to foster social, emotional and intellectual growth and prepare them for further formal learning. Early Education; Early Head Start; Head Start; Head Start Centers; Inclusive Preschools; Montessori Schools; Nursery Schools; Prekindergartens; Preschool Education; Preschools; Special Preschools
Federal Programs Related to - Public Finance, Taxation &Monetary Policy
Programs that are primarily engaged in financial administration, taxation and monetary policy. Campaign Finance, Federal Reserve; Monetary Policy; Taxation