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Posted inChildren's HealthNC Health BriefsState Health Policy

Budget for Child Care, Early Ed Looks Thin for Coming Year

By Rose Hoban In the past three budget years, North Carolina’s various early-childhood education programs – Head Start, NC Pre-K and Smart Start – have seen almost $70 million trimmed from their state allocations. Advocates for early-childhood programs say that the prospects for the budget coming out of the legislative short session that begins in […]