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In Central California, Head Start finds new ways to reach children of migrant workers

On a sun-drenched afternoon in late September, Gricelda Mitchell, a 36-year-old Migrant Head Start program director, drove a white minivan filled with staff members down a dusty farm road 20 minutes outside of Modesto, Calif. She stopped in front of a leafy field where a handful of workers were piling watermelons onto a flatbed truck. […]