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State Head Start leaders hold their breath


June 29, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityState & Local
Melissa Ludwig
Austin American-Statesman

White House wants to transform education program, and Texas might be among the first

Because of its education reforms and ties to Bush, some officials here expect that Texas could be one of eight “demonstration states” chosen to implement the changes. Some Texas Head Start advocates say that’s why they’re backing a legislative effort to create pilot programs to test changes before an anticipated sweeping federal overhaul comes.