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October 10, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Seattle preschool measures: Prop. 1A overstates coverage

The excellent article “Ballot proposals offer 2 plans for improving pre-K in Seattle” [Local News, Oct. 9] provided a good analysis of early learning ballot measures Propositions 1A and 1B. But I take exception to the article when it states that Proposition 1A “would cover children from infancy through age 5.” It certainly won’t…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: Head Start, John Bancroft, pre-K

March 17, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Budget cuts affect diverse range of programs

Cuts to Head Start will affect families, society I have a child enrolled in the Virginia Searls Head Start program located in Bothell. I think making a 5 percent budget reduction to Head Start will be harmful for a lot of families that can’t provide preschool education [“How budget cuts could affect you,”, March…


Comments | More in budget cuts, Children, Education, Federal government | Topics: Head Start, Sequestration