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Head Start is a must-have in Minnesota

Published 09/08/2013, Duluth News Tribune

Much has been written about the long-term benefits of high-quality early education, especially for poor children. I should know: I was one. Growing up in the projects of south Minneapolis was a challenge, and for some families, a virtual assurance of diminished hopes. But I was one of the fortunate ones who landed a spot in Head Start. I can personally attest to the value of early learning and the great start it gave me.

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