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StateImpact Indiana: Head Start

by Elle Moxley

March 13, 2013

Low-income children and families will keep their Head Start placements despite a budget shortfall caused by automatic federal spending cuts.  Across the state program directors are looking for ways to reduce expenses that don’t involve cutting kids from the program.  But it’s likely only a temporary fix. As StateImpact Indiana’s Elle Moxley reports, as many as one thousand Head Start slots could disappear before next school year.

StateImpact Indiana is a collaboration between NPR and your Indiana Public Broadcasting stations.