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PAT program in turmoil around area

Thursday, October 7, 2010

(Photo)
Two-year-old Meradith Wren completes a shape and color puzzle for Sikeston Parents as Teachers educator Maryiln Schlosser.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Funding for program has been cut by 60 percent in the last two years by state

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- When the new school year began, many local Parents as Teachers programs made cuts in staffing and limited home visits as they dealt with major funding reductions and program changes by the state.

Over the past two years Missouri has cut funding for Parents as Teachers by 60 percent.

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