Parents Losing Jobs a Hidden Cost to U.S. Head Start Budget Cuts

Parents Losing Jobs a Hidden Cost to U.S. Head Start Budget Cuts

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The across-the-board 5 percent reductions, made through a process known as sequestration, removed about $400 million from Head Start this year, the deepest cut in dollar terms since its 1965 creation.