Full-day preschool services and home-visiting programs are two of the most important contributors to effective Head Start centers, according to a new study.
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November 07, 2014
October 31, 2014
Winners in the $250 million Preschool Development Grants program and recipients of $500 million in Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership awards will be announced at a White House event Dec. 10.
October 06, 2014
The president has added a concrete, and ambitious, enrollment goal to his Preschool for All initiative.
September 29, 2014
The grants are available for 122 communities, and the Office of Head Start is encouraging potential grantees to embrace a "birth-to-5" model of providing services.
August 05, 2014
Requiring some Head Start providers to recompete for federal funding has been difficult, but will ultimately strengthen the program, says acting director Ann Linehan in a wide-ranging interview.
August 04, 2014
Changes underway at the federally funded preschool program for poor children are a good start, but need to go further, says policy analyst Sara Mead.
July 25, 2014
The Office of Head Start says 114 grantees won federal funding after low-performing providers were required to recompete for federal aid; but it's unclear which are new to Head Start.
June 11, 2014
The district will expand slots using other funding sources, but community members are angry at the loss of Head Start funds for 2014-15.
June 11, 2014
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors, now in 34 states, has an impact on how often Latino parents read to their children, and how these parents see themselves as advocates.
June 06, 2014
Early Head Start programs and private child-care programs have an opportunity to receive grants to serve more low-income children through a $500 million federal funding boost.