Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Crow Head Start closure 'a tragedy' for reservation's youngest students


The three locations of the Crow Tribe's Head Start programs barely functioned last school year, leaving 3 and 4-year-olds without a resource for everything from academic and social growth to vision screenings to several square meals.

On a reservation where American Indian students are less likely to graduate or go to college and more likely to end up in jail or die young than their white peers, the loss of a program that research shows can help those outcomes looms large.


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