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Recent News2023-03-01T14:27:05-05:00

Head Start seeks budget increase

Educators, lawmakers, parents, and advocates gathered Tuesday to ask for an increase in funding to the Head Start budget item. Head Start provides early education and comprehensive services to the state’s most vulnerable children and families. The program offers family support, nutritional, health, and mental health services to families living below the poverty line. They serve children from zero to five years old and pregnant women. Thousands in Mass. facing end to elevated food aid The organization is seeking a $1 million increase to the Head Start Supplemental Grant line item, taking it to $17.5 million. The hopeful [...]

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