White House Proposes Changes for Head Start Program A new White House mandate would require that 4-year-olds leaving the Head Start program take a literacy test. The Bush administration wants to make sure the program -- created to help increase the school readiness of children in low-income families -- is preparing children to read. NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports.

White House Proposes Changes for Head Start Program

White House Proposes Changes for Head Start Program

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A new White House mandate would require that 4-year-olds leaving the Head Start program take a literacy test. The Bush administration wants to make sure the program — created to help increase the school readiness of children in low-income families — is preparing children to read. NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports.