Impact of Sequestration Cuts on Head Start, Child Care and Early Education: State and Local Examples

This chart summarizes the impact of sequestration cuts on Head Start, Child Care and Early Education across different states. In the current context, sequestration refers to a set of automatic, across-the-board cuts required by the Budget Control Act of 2011. These cuts, totaling about $1.2 trillion (including interest savings) over nine years beginning in 2013, have a major negative impact on programs that women and their families depend on, including Head Start and other early care and education programs.

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