Officials have not done enough to prevent fraud in Head Start programs, the GAO said. The findings prompted Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., the ranking member of the House education and labor committee, to call for a hearing on the federally funded preschool program for low-income children.
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February 26, 2019
Proposals to expand services providing child care and early learning could be a popular go-to for Democrats as the presidential primary campaign heats up.
September 14, 2017
Among other provisions, the Child Care for Working Families Act would ensure that families making less than 150 percent of a state's median income would not pay more than 7 percent of their income on child care.
July 28, 2017
Rep. John Delaney is the author of the "Early Learning Act" that is designed to help states move towards universal pre-kindergarten.
July 14, 2017
The letter, written on behalf of the National Governors Association by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada, connected early education to larger issues.