Head Start http://kuow.org en Seattle City Council To Consider Universal Preschool Proposal http://kuow.org/post/seattle-city-council-consider-universal-preschool-proposal <p>The city of Seattle would create a plan to let all children attend preschool for free or on a sliding scale under a resolution proposed by City Councilman Tim Burgess. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:46:23 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 19059 at http://kuow.org Seattle City Council To Consider Universal Preschool Proposal Two Seattle Head Start Programs Deemed Low-Quality, Lose Funding http://kuow.org/post/two-seattle-head-start-programs-deemed-low-quality-lose-funding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><font size="2">Two Seattle Head Start programs have lost their federal funding after they failed to meet quality standards. It's the&nbsp;first round of contract terminations in the new</font><font size="2"> push by the Obama administration to improve the early learning programs for low-income kids.</font></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 23:54:32 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 10834 at http://kuow.org Two Seattle Head Start Programs Deemed Low-Quality, Lose Funding Sequester Slashes Washington Head Start, K-12 Funding http://kuow.org/post/sequester-slashes-washington-head-start-k-12-funding <p><font size="3">At least&nbsp;1,000 children could be kicked out of Head Start programs in Washington due to the automatic federal budget cuts that began today. </font> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 01:49:55 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 9091 at http://kuow.org