Local Head Start Programs Fear They’ve Been Left Behind

Local Head Start Programs Fear They’ve Been Left Behind
Teacher Margaret Young directs a Head Start class involving hands-on math and science at Beall Elementary School in Rockville, Md., on June 8, 1992. Associated Press
Local Head Start Programs Fear They’ve Been Left Behind
Teacher Margaret Young directs a Head Start class involving hands-on math and science at Beall Elementary School in Rockville, Md., on June 8, 1992. Associated Press

Local Head Start Programs Fear They’ve Been Left Behind

Preschool Head Start programs have been giving low-income children a running start in life since 1965. But a change in how federal funds are distributed in Chicago has left several neighborhood Head Start programs behind.

GUESTS: Elyssa Cherney, Crain’s Chicago Business reporter; Nakisha Hobbs, CEO and founder, It Takes a Village Family of Schools