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United States. Office of Head Start, 14 April, 2021
Other
On March 19, 2021, the Office of Management and Budget issued administrative relief guidance, M-21-20 Appendix 3 – Disaster Relief Flexibilities to Reduce Burden for Financial Assistance. It outlines flexibilities and waivers affecting grant…
United States. Office of Head Start, 14 April, 2020
Other
This Program Instruction (PI) provides information about supplemental funds available for Head Start programs in response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…
United States. Office of Head Start, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This policy brief highlights aspects of the Early Head Start program to date, touching on the following areas: program foundations; budget; enrollment; the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program; Early Head Start…
United States. Office of Head Start, 06 March, 2019
Other
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and the Office of Head Start (OHS) are very concerned about the devastation resulting from disasters affecting Head Start programs, children, families, and staff. In the event of a significant…
United States. Office of Head Start, 2018
Reports & Papers
To comply with this evaluation requirement, the Office of Head Start (OHS), with assistance from the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), developed and conducted a survey of the 1,622…
United States. Office of Head Start, 2018
Executive Summary
To comply with this evaluation requirement, the Office of Head Start (OHS), with assistance from the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), developed and conducted a survey of the 1,622…
United States. Office of Head Start, 2015
Other
The Framework is grounded in a comprehensive body of research about what young children should know and be able to do to succeed in school. It describes how children progress across key areas of learning and development and specifies learning…
United States. Office of Child Care, United States. Office of Head Start, March, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The stakes are higher than ever for Head Start, child care, and prekindergarten programs as standards and expectations increase and funding sources remain static or decrease. The rationale for Head Start/child care assistance partnerships has…
United States. Office of Child Care, United States. Office of Head Start, March, 2014
Other
The Side-by-Side Comparison of Federal and State Requirements for Early Childhood Education Services shows key elements of Early Head Start (EHS) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) legislation and regulations. The document also can serve as…
United States. Office of Head Start, June, 2013
Other
Father engagement is an integral part of family engagement. This Guide provides information about serving expectant fathers and fathers of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, as well as other men who play a significant role in the lives of young…
United States. Office of Head Start, 28 January, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the percentage of parents in Early Head Start and Head Start who are teenagers
United States. Office of Head Start, United States. Office of Child Care, 12 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Early Head Start (EHS) for Family Child Care, a project to support partnerships between EHS grantees and family child care providers, that examines the characteristics of participating grantees and providers, the…
United States. Office of Head Start, 20 November, 2008
Other
A discussion of the relationship of teacher-child relationships in early childhood to child outcomes and how Head Start programs can ensure high-quality teacher-child relationships
United States. Office of Head Start, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
An assessment of local practices and needs related to the care and education of dual language learners in Head Start programs, based on data collected from over 200 parents and Head Start staff in conference calls, meetings, and focus group sessions
United States. Office of Head Start, February, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an assessment of local practices and needs related to the care and education of dual language learners in Head Start programs, based on data collected from over 200 parents and Head Start staff in conference calls, meetings, and focus…