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.
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August 05, 2014
November 15, 2013
Yvette Sanchez Fuentes oversaw the creation of a competition intended to close low-performing Head Start programs and introduce new providers.
December 21, 2012
A national evaluation of Head Start found that the early learning advantages displayed by children who participated in the federally funded preschool program had mostly disappeared by the end of 3rd grade.
November 30, 2012
The expected December announcement about the Head Start recompetition process has been postponed until spring.
September 07, 2012
U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., call on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services