President Barack Obama Tuesday directed the Department of Health and Human Services to implement changes to the Head Start program – changes that have not been approved by Congress. The administration said the changes will “ensure Head Start programs provide the best available early education services to children in every community.”
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“Head Start should be dismantled, not merely rearranged. Every study of it, including the federal government’s own reviews, has concluded the $7 billion-a-year program contributes nothing to children’s academics or well-being.
“President Obama’s penchant, and now campaign, to govern by waiver and executive order rather than work with Congress indicates his disregard for bipartisanship and dangerous interest in amassing power.”
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