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Some of the neediest children in the U.S. Virgin Islands are not being put at the top of the list to qualify for the territory's Head Start program, a new report said.
A sweet, funny 4-year-old girl couldn't stop smiling as she tried on a new pair of tennis shoes - even as she kept asking if she could actually keep them.
A Head Start program in Oak Ridge has been called off for next year after an audit concluded that the preschool's principal threatened to fire teachers who didn't create 33 false documents to satisfy federal auditors.
A $4.5 million fund is being formed to benefit Head Start programs in Detroit.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio joined forces Tuesday for a cause dear to both, initiating a public service campaign encouraging Hispanic families to read, sing and talk more to their young children so they're better prepared for school.
The Vermont Arts Council has received $38,000 in grants to support a program that gives arts experiences to low-income children and their families.
With the federal shutdown headed toward its second week, President Obama on Saturday continued to pressure House Republicans to immediately pass a "clean" spending bill to get Washington back up and running.
Polling indicates most Americans think more must be done to get kids ready for kindergarten, yet federal sequestration spending cuts to Head Start are being felt across the country — and especially by low-income children.
Having the nation's first black president in office for the past four years has done little to improve the economic lots of black Americans, who experienced greater unemployment than whites during the Great Recession of 2007-2009 and a slower recovery since then.