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Smart Start's biggest ally stops by

Posted April 13, 2011

Just spotted:  Former Governor Jim Hunt, hustling into the legislative building. 

"I've got to talk to some of the Senate leaders," he said. 

About what?

"What you do think?" he laughed, confirming it's Smart Start. 

The House Education budget proposal released yesterday would put a 20% dent in Smart Start, a program Hunt established during his time in the Governor's Mansion, and would combine its services with the More at Four program, which would also face a steep cut.

   

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  • charlesmalone92 Apr 13, 2011

    It is never too early to be prepared. Cutting here is foolish. It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.

    Charles Malone
    Raleigh

  • weasel2 Apr 13, 2011

    They should rename them Smart Stop and No More at Four. Spend the money for the next 99 week ESC program.