The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has said that 122 programs in 35 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico must show that they are delivering high-quality programs.
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January 17, 2013
November 15, 2012
Decisions on which agencies will be awarded grants for Head Start are expected soon while members of Congress question the status of an overdue national evaluation of the program.
October 17, 2012
Nonprofit plans to provide activities for 2,000 families in select states.
October 09, 2012
The beloved icon of early childhood has been thrust into the middle of the rancorous campaign for president.
October 04, 2012
The Republican presidential nominee says he would "not cut" federal education funding, but did not spell out exactly what that would mean.
September 20, 2012
Five states that narrowly missed winning the first time around get a crack at splitting $133 million to improve their early-childhood systems.
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
August 31, 2012
Child Care Aware of America calls on Congress to provide more funding and take steps to improve quality of care
August 20, 2012
Judges will spend the next several months reviewing applications from county and city agencies, public school systems, and community-based organizations that must compete to continue receiving their federal funding to provide Head Start services.
August 14, 2012
Advocates say the budget blueprint outlined by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the vice presidential candidate chosen by Mitt Romney, would devastate long-standing programs such as Head Start and child care subsidies that benefit children.