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Albuquerque Business First: NM getting another $28 M for Head Start programs

A New Mexico non-profit organization and the city of Albuquerque are receiving $28 million in federal grant money for children’s Head Start education, according to Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM).

HELP-New Mexico, Inc., which has 40 offices and/or Head Start and pre-K centers throughout New Mexico, will receive $3,153,352 a year for the next five years, totaling more than $15 million, to continue their Head Start and Early Head Start projects, Udall said in a news release.

The city of Albuquerque will also receive $2,661,617 a year for the next five years, totaling more than $13.3 million, for its Head Start projects for educational, nutritional, health, social and other services to low-income families.

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