Washington UPDATE: GOP Targets Head Start
Dervarics, Charles, Black Issues in Higher Education
Washington UPDATE: GOP Targets Head Start.
Republican governors and members of Congress are working on a plan to turn the federal Head Start program over to the states as part of a large-scale block grant with few federal requirements.
Michigan Gov. John Engler (R) made the proposal in a meeting between GOP governors and lawmakers in Washington, DC. The plan would combine the $3.5 billion Head Start program for disadvantaged children with at least 10 other programs in a new child-care block grant for states.
The plan also would "freeze funds at the current level" from 1996 through the year 2000, said Stephanie Comai-Page, Engler's social welfare policy …
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Publication information: Article title: Washington UPDATE: GOP Targets Head Start. Contributors: Dervarics, Charles - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 11. Issue: 25 Publication date: February 9, 1995. Page number: 6. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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