Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Agency Sought To Run Head Start.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The federal government is taking applications to run the Sandoval County Head Start program.

The program was relinquished in July by the nonprofit Sandoval County Economic Opportunity Corp. amid reports of mismanagement. The federal Administration for Children and Families had threatened to pull the sponsorship.

It is being run on an interim basis by Presbyterian Medical Services of Santa Fe, which also runs Head Start programs in Santa Fe, Torrance and San Juan counties.

Presbyterian, whose temporary contract for Sandoval County runs through the end of the current school year, is also eligible to apply for the sponsorship. …

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