We have been granted a cost-of-living adjustment. There will be an increase of 1.84%, in the amount of $11848 for headstart. This amount will be obligated to pay for staff salaries over the 12 month period following the effective date of this grant. We were also awarded quality improvement funds in the amount of $34769. These funds will be available for obligation over the entire project period of the grant. The funds will be used to pay for an extra day of work with staff and fringe benefits. Setup for on-line data management software, monthly cost for software and tution, fees and books for teachers, Ed. coordinator, and 1 assistant teacher to pursue BA degree. $8507.00 is to be used toward new playground equipment at the Center Headstart site.