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State pre-k has uncertain relationship with Head Start


August 18, 2003
Governance and AccountabilityState & Local
Emily Peters
The Town Talk, Alexandria, LA

Louisiana's premier pre-k program brings national Head Start issue home

And despite a national under-enrollment in Head Start programs, Head Start in Louisiana has been steadily growing. Louisiana’s expanding pre-kindergarten opportunities could make the state prime testing grounds for a national pilot program meant to streamline federal Head Start programs with state pre-kindergarten programs.