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Head Start in Schenectady ordered to reapply for grant

Bus incident sparks federal requirement

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Schenectady’s Head Start program must reapply for its grant after workers left a child on a bus alone last year, federal officials announced. Any agency in the city will be allowed to apply to run Head Start, including agencies that have never run Head Start before. The new process was created by Congress to weed out badly run Head Start administrations, by requiring a competitive grant process every time those administrations posted poor academic results ...

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