3rd Annual Hoop Dreams Event to Benefit ABCD of Boston 

6/18/2013 Categories: ABCD Hoop Dreams

ABCD featured on the FOX 25 Morning Show promoting Hoop Dreams!  

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Spending cuts taking hard toll on Head Start 

6/10/2013 Categories: ABCD Head Start sequestration

By Akilah Johnson |  GLOBE STAFF     JUNE 10, 2013

When the school year resumes this fall, at least 1,359 Massachusetts children — 259 more than earlier estimated — will probably not be in Head Start classrooms because of automatic across-the-board federal spending cuts.

The cuts, the legacy of so-called sequestration in Washington, will have a bigger impact than the federal government originally estimated, with slots for the preschoolers disappearing statewide, classrooms closing, jobs lost, and the school year ending early in some communities, officials say.

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ABCD Faced with Federal Cuts for Preschool 

6/3/2013 Categories: Budget Cuts Head Start sequestration

The director of Head Start and children's services at ABCD, Yvette Rodriguez, talks about the effect of automatic federal budget cuts under sequestration on the anti-poverty agency's preschool program for children from low-income families.

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