Detroit Head Start providers get $2M to expand preschool services The Detroit News

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The largest expansion of Head Start in Detroit’s history was unveiled Tuesday, made possible by the collaboration of eight major foundations and $2 million in grants to providers.

Marcella Wilson, president and CEO of Matrix Human Services, said the investment by the Detroit Head Start Early Childhood Innovation Fund, used to leverage and support a $48 million federal investment in Head Start programs in Detroit, was a profound turning point in the effort to provide program and services for the city’s youngest and most fragile citizens.

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