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Maryland Science Center gets funding to expand Head Start programming

Maryland Science Center gets funding to expand Head Start programming

A $1.5 million gift will allow the Maryland Science Center to expand its Head Start program to serve 170 more city children, the organization announced Tuesday.

The Science Center announced that the gift, from Baltimore philanthropist Mary Catherine Bunting, will help fund its Ready, Set, Go Science program, a year-long community outreach initiative that will now serve two-thirds of all of children in Baltimore’s federally funded early-childhood development program for low-income children.

The program takes Maryland Science Center experts into classrooms once a month, where children engage in hands-on activities and learn to make observations, identify characteristics,...

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