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Head Start idea makes many uneasy


February 7, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityState & Local
Ruth Schubert
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Parents, educators fear changes would be for the worse

The 4-decade-old federal program was built on the principle that helping disadvantaged children reach those dreams means helping the entire family. Many fear that would change under a controversial proposal from President Bush that would retool the program to put a greater emphasis on literacy.