Head Start

The Trump administration is considering changing the way the government measures poverty, which has anti-poverty groups worried that many low-income individuals will be pushed off assistance programs such as food stamps, Medicaid and Head Start.

The possible change would involve adjusting the poverty line annually using a different inflation measure, one that would result in a slower increase over time.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has released what he says is a plan to invest in Ohio's children, families and future. 

A plan to stop Ohio's publicly funded preschools from receiving overlapping service payments from multiple sources will be delayed until next school year.

Some Ohio preschools will lose state funding due to a new rule change by the state agency that administers the funds. 

Budget Cuts Force Declines In Head Start Enrollment

Aug 20, 2013

The Office of Head Start says the number of low-income Ohio children in its preschool programs will drop by more than 18 hundred this school year because of automatic federal spending cuts.