Head Start

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Loss Of $4 Million For Head Start Program Is Unsettling For Parents

The missed application deadline for the funding of the Head Start program for Detroiters has parents speaking out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

Detroit School Kids Fail To Get ‘Head Start’ As Officials Miss Funding Deadline

School officials admit they mistakenly missed the deadline, but say they plan to accommodate the thousands of students by expanding its state-funded pre-K program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2014

Spencer Bennett, 22. (Crimestoppers)

Reward Jumps To $5,200 For Information On Murdered 22-Year-Old Found Near Head Start Bldg

Spencer Bennett (Johnson) was discovered early Wednesday morning in front of the building on 7 Mile Road at Monica near Livernois.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

The ribbon is cut celebrating the expansion of Head Start program.  - Keith Tolman. KGT Photographic Inc.

Wayne County Head Start Program Awarded $11.5M For Expansion Into Detroit

The Wayne County Head Start program has been awarded a new federal grant worth approximately $2.3 million annually.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

FILE PHOTO (not the actual ring) (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Grandmother Caught On Video Stealing $9,000 Engagement Ring

A 46-year-old West Michigan woman has pleaded guilty in the theft of a $9,000 engagement ring from her granddaughter’s Head Start classroom.


Head Start Program In Detroit Under Investigation

The city’s Human Services Department is under investigation by the FBI for misspending,

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2011

Parents Fight To Save Head Start

Parents at a Macomb County School are telling federal budget balancers to keep their hands off the Head Start program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011