ACAP to expand Head Start program in Caribou

Fri Jul 12 19:01:43 PDT 2019

ACAP to expand Head Start program in Caribou

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King recently announced ACAP would be receiving over $3-point-5 ($3.5) million dollars. ACAP Director Sue Powers says the money is their ongoing Head Start and early Head Start funding. Because of their standing with the Head Start program, Powers says they were a non-compete grant. For the next five years, this allows ACAP to continue to deliver Head Start and early Head Start services in Aroostook County.

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