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Government Shutdown Causes Whiplash For The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Texas food bank howled Monday that the federal government shutdown had forced the U.S. Department of Agriculture to withhold 10 truckl...

Head Start Programs Offer Benefits, Improve Child Well-Being And School Readiness: Report

Posted 11.19.2012 | Education

Head Start programs lead to short-term benefits across multiple areas of children's well-being and school readiness, according to a recent report. ...

Another Blow For Department Of Human Services

Posted 03.10.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's Department of Human Services, riddled with allegations of corruption, will no longer distribute the city's federal Head Start funding. Ac...

The Nation's Young Hit Hard By Recession, Squeezed Out Of Early Education

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — The expansion in public prekindergarten programs has slowed and even been reversed in some states as school districts cope with shr...

Haylee Cain, 21-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Living In Nursing Home, Taken In By Family

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At 21 years of age, Haylee Cain found herself living in a nursing home among people more than twice her age. The young woman with cerebral palsy was p...