Beaver County Head Start

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Feds Want Money Back From Beaver County Head Start

When the program began running in the red, the senior accountant of Beaver County Head Start says she became a federal whistleblower. McFarland blamed the program’s troubles on a series no-bid lease and building renovation contracts between the board and its solicitor, Al Torrence.


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KDKA Investigation: Beaver County Head Start Goes Belly Up

It’s meant to give a head start to disadvantaged preschoolers who might otherwise be left behind, but when Beaver County’s program ran deeply into the red and could no longer fulfill its obligation to its 600 kids, it handed the reins back to the federal government.