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Editorial: Cheating Head Start


June 16, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityState & LocalWorkforce
The Boston Globe

House Republicans are doing a great disservice to the 900,000 poor and minority children enrolled each year in Head Start, the early childhood development program. While everyone can agree on the merits of raising the quality of Head Start teachers, it is unrealistic for Republicans to require bachelor’s degrees of the teachers yet not provide funds to pay for those better-educated workers.