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Dickinson’s Head Start programs awarded $2.1 million in federal funding

WASHINGTON -- Community Action Partnership in Dickinson has been awarded nearly $2.1 million in federal funding for its Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

WASHINGTON -- Community Action Partnership in Dickinson has been awarded nearly $2.1 million in federal funding for its Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

North Dakota’s Congressional delegation announced the award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday morning. The funds were awarded by department’s Administration for Children and Families, which promotes social and economic wellbeing of families, children and communities, according to a news release.

These funding will support more than 200 children enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start programs, which works to promote parent involvement and child readiness for kindergarten.

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