Sarbanes, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce More Than $10 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding for Head Start Programs Across the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2021
CONTACT: Natalie Young |
natalie.young@mail.house.gov |
(202) 225-4016  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today joined the Maryland Congressional Delegation in announcing $10,155,895 in federal funding through the American Rescue Plan for Maryland’s Head Start programs.

“This new round of American Rescue Plan funding makes a strong investment in our state’s early education system and in our children’s futures,” said Congressman Sarbanes. “It will help child care providers reopen safely, keep workers on the payroll and make early childhood education more affordable for Maryland families.”

Head Start is a nationwide early childhood education program that assists millions of low-income families across the country. Head Start promotes school readiness while also supporting the overall well-being of American families by providing essential services such as child care and healthy meals.

American Rescue Plan Head Start funding for Maryland includes:

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