Debate on Head Start has lost sight

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Source: Gazette
Author: Bob Rosensteel
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Date Published: 02/24/2011

Far too much attention is being focused on whether Frederick County Commissioners C. Paul Smith and Kirby Delauter said that a woman’s place is in the home. Ideally, yes, but not realistic. We are losing sight of the broader implications of what they said in the context of the Head Start program. Their comments were offered after the parents told how they needed the program and begged for it not to be cut.