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Head Start Sequester

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...

What The Government Shutdown ACTUALLY Means For Education

| Jackie Mader | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. For the short term, most schools will likely be unaffected by the federal government shutd...

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...

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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pennsylvania District Protests Toll Of Sequestration Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

As most congressional lawmakers spend Easter recess hosting town halls and fundraising, Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-Pa.) plans to highlight the impact ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Claims Constituents Are 'Glad' About Sequestration; Constituents Disagree

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he heads home for recess over the next two weeks, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) says he's not worried about facing blowback from his co...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Guts Program For Low-Income Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing budget cuts caused by sequestration, a Head Start program near Fayetteville, Ark., has decided to take the dramatic step of closi...