head start Kentucky Head Start Earns High Ranking in Quality By Stu Johnson (KPR) • Dec 21, 2016 Cathy Yeulet/123rf Stock Photo The director of the Kentucky Head Start Association credits focused staff training for the state’s achievement of high marks for quality instruction. Governor Beshear Extends Early Childhood Education Funds By Drew Adams • Jul 24, 2012 Wikimedia Commons The Calloway and Trigg County early childhood councils will receive nearly $26,000 in funds from the Office of the Governor. The money will go to head start programs, childcare and public health departments. Afternoon Round-Up 4/03/12 By Rose Krzton-Presson • Apr 3, 2012 Robert L. Knudsen / wikimedia commons Today on NPR: The Obama administration has proposed big changes for the early childhood education program Head Start. Central Kentucky: A bill to help students from coal mining counties in Kentucky finish their education is once again in limbo.