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Monday, September 26, 2005

Keep Religious Discrimination Out of Head Start Bill

This from SaveHeadStart.org:

Click here to read the September 23, 2005 National Head Start Association statement on the U.S. House Head Start bill passed on September 22nd. While the measure contains some positive elements (including an end to the controversial NRS tests), NHSA is concerned about provisions that would permit religious discrimination in hiring, fail to provide needed funding for higher teacher qualifications, limit parental involvement and put undue limits on Head Start training and travel ...

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