All Blog Posts With Head Start Tag or Category

Back to the Blog
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   >   >>  

April 11, 2014

Outgoing HHS Secretary Led Department During Head Start Grant Overhaul

Kathleen Sebelius, who faced criticism during the flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act, oversaw the reorganization of Head Start funding.

April 11, 2014

Outgoing HHS Secretary Oversaw Tougher Rules for Head Start Grant Renewals

In addition to leading the rocky Affordable Care Act rollout, Kathleen Sebelius presided over a big change in how the Health and Human Services Department awards aid for the preschool program.

April 01, 2014

In High-Profile Texas Governor's Race, Republican Targets Early Education

The two main Texas gubernatorial candidates are staking out turf on education policy issues, with the GOP hopeful recently focusing on early education.

March 06, 2014

'War on Poverty' Report From House Budget Committee Criticizes Head Start

The committee, chaired by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., says that the program is ineffective and offers opportunities for fraud.

February 05, 2014

103 Head Start Providers Must Recompete for Funding

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 28, 2014

Child-Care Subsidies Spur Mothers to Work, Study Finds

Child-care subsidies paid to low-income mothers spur them to secure work, a report from the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College has found.

January 21, 2014

Preparing Kids for More Than College

Meier: I personally hate the term "college prep." I want our students to be prepped for the real world, and I hope colleges do, too. On the whole, the thing that best helped us get kids into colleges were the kids themselves. They were unusually well prepared to carry on a conversation with adults in a thoughtful and lively way.

January 14, 2014

Early Education Funding Sees Increase in Federal Budget Bill

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

Budget Deal Would Eliminate New Head Start Cuts, But No Added Spending Likely

The current climate creates a difficult path to increased spending for early-childhood education, as lawmakers and President Barack Obama have proposed.

November 25, 2013

Only 42 Percent of Eligible Children Participate in Head Start

Despite substantial funding increases over the past six years, empty seats still remain in all but four states' Head Start programs, a new study has found.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   >   >>  

Most Viewed
On Education Week

Advertisement