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Navajo Head Start program receives partial funds

The Navajo Nation Head Start program has received a partial reinstatement of funds, tribal officials said.

The tribe submitted a remedial plan to the Administration for Children and Families in hopes of reopening some of the Head Start centers. They had been shut down in May after a review found employees with criminal records.

The tribe has since conduct background checks on hundreds of employees and has fired more than a dozen.

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Navajo Nation Head Start gets the green light (The Farmington Daily Times 7/14)

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