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SCCAP Head Start accepting applications for fall enrollment

Open enrollment has begun for Monroe County children to participate in Head Start at the South Central Community Action Program for the 2013-14 school year. SCCAP offers 3-1/2 hour classes and 6-hour classes for low income families free of charge, as well as extended day classrooms that are open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.… Continue reading SCCAP Head Start accepting applications for fall enrollment

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Sequestration forces cutbacks in Monroe County Head Start services for low-income children and families

Low-income children and families in Monroe County will soon feel the impact of sequestration cutbacks that are forcing the South Central Community Action Program to reduce its Head Start services and workforce. As a result of federal sequestration, SCCAP must cut 5.1 percent from its Head Start budget, which amounts to $152,000. The impact of… Continue reading Sequestration forces cutbacks in Monroe County Head Start services for low-income children and families

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Local Head Start program facing federal budget cuts

In today's Herald-Times: http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2013/02/28/schoolnews.head-start-other-preschool-programs-facing-cuts-mccsc-could-lose-560-000.stoFunding for about 1,000 Indiana children in Head Start and Early Head Start could also be cut, according to the White House. Locally, the South Central Community Action Program, which operates local Head Start and Early Head Start programs, has already been operating on 19 percent less than it did last year,… Continue reading Local Head Start program facing federal budget cuts

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Tuesday News

For our Tuesday News this week, we have a feature story about SCCAP teacher Tillie Allgood, who has been happily stuck in Head Start for much of her life. This story was written by our former intern Lauren Sedam, who is now in charge of copyediting at the Indiana Daily Student: Tillie Allgood is stuck, and she’ll tell… Continue reading Tuesday News

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Head Start profiled in video

Hello all! It's Lauren again. I'm back from break and back at SCCAP. Before break, though, for my final project in my visual communications class, I made a video profiling Head Start and all they do. Take a look! http://journalism.indiana.edu/syllabi/ccookman/j210/pages/gallery/lesedam/video.html The video may be a little jumpy because the file is SO big, but I… Continue reading Head Start profiled in video