May 05, 2022
Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume and David Trone (all D-Md.) introduced $5,382,250 in federal funding for the Head Start of Washington County, Board of Education of St. Mary’s County Public Schools, and the Community Action Council of Howard County’s Head Start initiatives to increase early studying alternatives, improvement, well being companies and household well-being for Head Start households.
“The pandemic has only exacerbated the preexisting achievement gap in our schools,” the lawmakers stated. “It is crucial that we give all kids the prospect to succeed by growing their entry to studying from an early age. We will proceed to safe federal funding for teaching programs like Head Start to assist extra college students throughout Maryland attain their full potential.”
Funding can be distributed as follows:
- $3,006,063 to the Head Start of Washington County
- $1,276,999 to the Board of Education of St. Mary’s County Public Schools
- $1,099,188 to the Community Action Council of Howard County Head Start Projects
The $5,382,250 award comes from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Child Care and the Office of Head Start. Each yr, Head Start and Early Head Start packages profit greater than one million households nationwide. This continued funding from annual appropriations was voted for by Senators Van Hollen and Cardin and Congressmen Hoyer, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes, Mfume and Trone. More info on Head Start and Early Head Start packages and companies may be discovered right here.