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Charles Eugene Beatty is being honored by the Washtenaw County Intermediate School District for his contributions to education in Michigan. The district will renames its Head Start buildingĀ  in Ypsilanti after the late educator.

Ronnie Peterson is a Washtenaw County Commissioner. He says Beatty is a historic figure and worthy of praise for his contributions to education. Beatty played a role in early childhood study programs that eventually lead to the creation of Head Start, and was inducted into the Michigan Education Hall of Fame in 1985.

audio pending:

Washtenaw County commissioners have approvedĀ  a grant

application and plan to keep the Head Start program for

one more year.

Washtenaw County will manage Head Start program one more year.