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Head Start Cuts

The Shutdown Hits Young Children

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Head Start providers that serve 3,200 low-income children in four states are closing due to the federal governm...

Reclaiming the Promise of the March on Washington

Randi Weingarten | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Randi Weingarten

The March on Washington, and King's soaring oration, helped create a better world, but we are a long way from the world King dreamed of. So let us all take at least one lesson from King's example. Let's unite people of many faiths in a national day of prayer to end child poverty.

Sam Stein

Head Start Cuts Services For More Than 57,000 Children Due To Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Head Start, the federal pre-K education service for low-income families, has eliminated services for more than 57,000 children in the co...

Huffington This Week: Ordinary People

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Arianna Huffington

Ben takes us inside the tumultuous economic hurdles that accompany our slowly recovering housing market, not only from an economic perspective, but through the eyes of people trying to buy homes, put down roots, and improve their lives.

Sequester Takes Devastating Toll On Low-Income Women

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact

By Sharon Johnson, Women's eNews (WOMENSENEWS)--This summer, 10 Head Start teachers in Lorain County, Ohio, lost their jobs and Hamilton, Ohio, sto...

Sam Stein

Life Under Sequestration Creates Nightmare Scenarios For Head Start Moms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rhonda Reynolds was paying bills in downtown Pratt, Kan., on a hot and sunny mid-June afternoon when the second call came from her daugh...

Sam Stein

GOP Lawmaker Bemoans Sequestration Cuts To Head Start

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First they saved the meat inspectors, then the air traffic controllers. Then they lobbied for the Medicare patients being denied treatme...

Sam Stein

Head Start Families Left With No Good Options Due To Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ripple effects of sequestration are taking hold. And among the first and most affected are hundreds of lower-income parents forced t...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: Cuts vs. Kids, Muslim McCarthyism, Walker's Pyrrhic Win

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgArianna and Mary debate whether the House GOP has declared a "war on women"; Walker's win will boomerang; and we should attack Gaddafi. But there's consensus on sisterhood after Mean Girls.