February 25, 2013 | Linda Smith
President Obama’s focus on expanding and improving programs that prepare our youngest children for school and life is unlike any presidential commitment seen in recent years.
February 15, 2013 | Linda Smith
Improving the quality and access of early care and education programs yields long-term benefits for our nation’s future.
January 17, 2013 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
Head Start's competitive process ensures the children it serves get the best early education their communities can offer.
January 7, 2013 | Linda Smith
More than 1.6 million children in the United States live on the streets or in homeless shelters. The Administration for Children and Families is providing resources for ways to look at how Head Start and child care providers can increase early care and education services for children who are homeless.
December 17, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Oregon and Wisconsin will each receive a share of the 2012 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge $133 million grant fund to improve quality and expand access to early learning programs throughout their states.
December 7, 2012 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
More than 500 applications received are now under competitive review by panels.
December 3, 2012 | Linda Smith
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Confederate Salish & Kootenai Tribes, Pueblo San Felipe and White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians will participate in the Tribal Early Learning Initiative
October 18, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Read how Oregon child care provider Tenderheart Childcare and Preschool has the set the standard across the state by incorporating more physical activity and better nutrition practices for children in care.
September 13, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Head Start provides low-income children access to quality education and good health practices.
September 11, 2012 | Gabriel Hernandez
ACF releases interactive map and fact sheets showing resources, grantees and staff dedicated to school readiness in each state