Budget Cuts Affect the Most Destitute of Families


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Head Start is perhaps the most high-profile casualty among the anti-poverty programs and one where the lasting harm might be most severe, particularly hitting the neediest of families.

In a video, Kathryn Massie, director of Stafford County Head Start program worries about where the program's going to be in five years. According to Hannah Matthews, director of childcare and early education at the left-leaning Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, sequestration cuts will only make it harder for Head Start to generate the results it was aiming for.


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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




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