Hoeven Announces More Than $1.3 Million in Head Start Funding to Cankdeska Cikana Community College

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $1,381,489 to Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten. Today’s grant will be used to support Head Start and Early Head Start services to promote school readiness for children on the Spirit Lake Reservation.

“Head Start supports educational, social and health services for children and their families as they prepare for school, and today’s funding will ensure these services remain available to the Fort Totten community,” said Hoeven.