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Planned federal spending cuts worry Kentucky school officials


January 7, 2013
Economics and Finance
Beth Musgrave
Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, KY

The majority of the federal education money the state gets is for targeted populations, such as poor children and those with special needs. Also included is Head Start, a federal preschool program for the state’s poorest children. One estimate puts the planned cut to Head Start in Kentucky at $10 million next year.