North Dakota Native American tribes to receive $2.7M in Head Start funding

(Fargo, ND) -- Head Start Programs for Native Americans in North Dakota are receiving $2.7 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Roughly $1.5 million is going to Cankdeska Cikana Community College while $1.2 million will be given to the Three Affiliated Tribes. The funds come from the Head Start and Early Head Start programs, which promote school readiness and social development for children and toddlers from low-income families. The grants were announced by Senator Kevin Cramer.