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December 19, 2013


Federal Budget Deal Could Restore Some Head Start Funding

The federal budget deal awaiting President Obama's signature could restore some funding to Head Start. But that may not help all the kids who lost their slots.

December 11, 2013


If Indiana Offers Pre-K Vouchers, Who Will Ensure Quality?

Community foundations for years have pushed for increased access to pre-K. Now Gov. Mike Pence is proposing a voucher program for low-income Hoosiers.

October 4, 2013


Shutdown Hasn’t Closed Any Indiana Head Start Programs Yet

Indiana's Head Start classrooms will remain open in the short term but some may close if the shutdown stretches into November.

August 23, 2013


Federal Budget Cuts Block 700 Indiana Kids From Head Start

Automatic federal spending cuts have begun to hit Indiana’s Head Start programs, leading to reductions in staff, transportation services and student slots.

April 3, 2013


Monroe County Head Start To Cut Slots, Employees

Monroe County Head Start says it will cut 12 Head Start slots for children ages three to five and lay off 15 employees.

November 20, 2012


Indiana Schools Prepare For Worst During Fiscal Cliff Talks

Superintendents and leaders of Head Start programs will have to cut their budgets if the country goes over the fiscal cliff.

September 1, 2012


Foundation Launches Early Childhood Education Initiative

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County helped local schools create pre-kindergarten classes.

February 23, 2012


Head Start Cited For Leaving Children Unattended

The deficiency notices stem from three incidents where children were left unattended.

October 28, 2011


Representative Young Shows Support For Head Start

Representative Todd Young says politicians need to keep supporting the Head Start program in Indiana.

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