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Senate committee holds hearing on Head Start program


July 23, 2003
AssessmentGovernance and AccountabilityState & Local
Morgan Evans
Great Falls Tribune, Great Falls, Montana

The debate at the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee centered around President Bush’s proposal to give states more control over the $6 billion, 38-year-old program. Under a bill the House is expected to vote on Wednesday, states would have to “generally meet” federal Head Start standards.