JCPS ''Head Start'' meeting amid controversy

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- A special meeting is taking place Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn on Crittenden Drive regarding Head Start training.

Board members are attending an all-day training session to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of those who work in the federally funded preschool program.

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This comes after several employees were fired after accusations of mistreating 3 and 4-year-old students.

Some of the allegations include striking children and using food as punishment. The district recently completed a new corrective action plan to address concerns in Head Start.

WHAS11 first told you about the issues with the program.

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