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Navajo Nation delays reopening of Head Start

The Navajo Nation has pushed back the reopening of its Head Start to late October.

Officials had hoped to have the centers up and running by October 2. But the tribe has to wait because it was late in submitting a plan to the federal Administration for Children and Families.

ACF cut the tribe's entire budget after some Head Start employees failed background checks. The tribe has worked to correct its program and has fired some workers with criminal backgrounds.

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Head Start centers to open soon (The Gallup Independent 9/16)

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