On Top of the News
Cuts to Head Start Show Challenge of Fiscal Restraint
The New York Times | 03/11/11

Behind the Headline
Competing Visions
Education Next | Winter 2004

Republicans are pushing to cut the budget for Head Start by $2 billion. The program is popular, but studies have raised questions about its effectiveness. The current budget for the program is $7.2 billion. An article by Ron Haskins that appeared in the Winter 2004 issue of Ed Next looked at earlier efforts to reform Head Start.

Last updated March 11, 2011