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National Head Start Association Statement on Election of Donald J. Trump

November 9, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC –  American voters yesterday elected Donald J. Trump the 45th President of the United States. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, executive director of the National Head Start Association

“Those of us who have dedicated our lives to providing the Head Start Advantage to our nation’s most vulnerable children and families are confident President-elect Trump will continue to support significant and meaningful investments in Head Start. Given Head Start’s solid and proven return on investment, our new President certainly understands the importance of deepening our national commitment to starting America early and building a solid base for national security through comprehensive, high-quality early childhood education and development for our nation's most at-risk children and families.