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.
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July 25, 2014
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.
April 11, 2014
Kathleen Sebelius, who faced criticism during the flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act, oversaw the reorganization of Head Start funding.
March 06, 2014
The committee, chaired by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., says that the program is ineffective and offers opportunities for fraud.
February 05, 2014
For the third time, some Head Start providers must recompete to keep their federal funding as part of the Obama administration's push to raise the quality of early education.
January 14, 2014
Head Start would receive a $1 billion boost, $500 million of which would go Early Head Start, which serves pregnant women and children up to age 3.
December 11, 2013
The current climate creates a difficult path to increased spending for early-childhood education, as lawmakers and President Barack Obama have proposed.
November 22, 2013
Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, the outgoing director of the $7.6 billion Head Start program, oversaw the agency's first-ever competition for funding during her four-year tenure.