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4 months in, sequestration’s devastating effects often go overlooked

As a result of budget cuts, across the country, seniors are losing their Meals on Wheels; cancer patients are being denied access to life-saving treatment; the long-term unemployed are being denied benefits; and children are being cut from Head Start programs.Full story

Spending cuts taking toll on Head Start

  Sequester cuts have taken a toll on Head Start programs, leaving families without many good options. NBC's Kristen Welker reports. 

Head Start teachers behind on nutrition: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschool teachers scored low on a nutrition knowledge quiz and seemed to have unhealthy eating habits themselves, researchers found in a small study. Full story

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Vurmo gets a hug and kiss from his son as he picks him up from ABCD Head Start program in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston
Vurmo gets a hug and kiss from his son as he picks him up from ABCD Head Start program in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston

Stavry Vurmo gets a hug and kiss from his four-year-old son Thomas as he picks up Thomas from Action for Boston Community Development's Head Start program in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts March 5, 2013. Vurmo, a construction worker, says that having his son in Head Start, wh