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Head Start programs could be hurt by shutdown

There are 23 Head Start programs nationwide that are on an Oct. 1 funding cycle and could be hurt by the federal government shutdown. Here are the seven from Florida, according to the office of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston:

Mid-Florida Community Services

Episcopal Children’s Services Inc

Suwannee Valley Community Coordinated Care

Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners

Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners

Orange County Commission

Capital Area Community Action Agency

And that's on top of the fact that Head Start programs already faced cuts due to the sequester -- Florida expects to cut 1,205 slots.

 

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