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 16, 2014
Homeless children under the age of 5 are more likely to suffer from toxic stress and run a heightened risk of starting kindergarten unprepared.
October 15, 2014
The Cato Institute and the Center for American Progress staked out different sides on the early-childhood debate in two recent reports.
October 06, 2014
The president has added a concrete, and ambitious, enrollment goal to his Preschool for All initiative.
October 01, 2014
If we don't make policy changes soon, according to a new report, America runs the risk of losing its fastest growing resource: students who speak two languages.
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.
September 11, 2014
It is in the interest of some potential students and their families that we begin to advocate in earnest for an enriched pre-school experience.
August 07, 2014
August is a great time to take a deep dive into Head Start, extended learning time, and peer-reviewed assessments.
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.