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Head Start gets funding reprieve

Foundation makes up for sequester cuts to preschool program

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For 36 lucky children, Head Start isn’t ending this week. The Schenectady Foundation interceded Monday to give Schenectady Head Start the amount of money that the federal government unexpectedly cut this month. The wide-ranging cuts — known as a sequester — include 5 percent reductions in funding to all Head Start programs. It has forced some agencies to make large cuts because they were already in the middle of their funding year, with little time ...

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