Head Start

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New Infant-Toddler Training and Technical Assistance Projects

Office of Child Care and Office of Head Start focus on improving quality.

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What Early Care and Education Providers and Families Should Know About Enterovirus D68

Infecting about 10 to 15 million Americans each year, enteroviruses are very common, especially during the summer and fall months.

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Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Applications Under Review

Innovative models work together to serve young children in poverty.

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Adaptations to a Social-Emotional Curriculum for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Children and Families

Partnerships and collaborations between curriculum developers and stakeholders are key to serving Migrant and Seasonal Head Start children and families.

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Testing Head Start Enhancements on a Large Scale

Impacts on preschoolers’ social and emotional skills

Administration for Native Americans Deputy Commissioner Kim Romine welcomes Tom Vigil, the very first ANA Deputy Commissioner.

The Revolutionary Impact of the Economic Opportunity Act for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Fifty years ago the Economic Opportunity Act ushered in a new era for Tribes seeking self-determination and more control over programs intended to serve Tribal members.

ACF’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Linda K. Smith and Regional Administrator for ACF Region II Joyce Thomas attended a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Long Beach Head Start Facility.

Rebuilding Head Start in Long Beach, NY: Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Long Beach community will get a new Head Start facility thanks to the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund.

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Early Childhood Professionals Learn About Creating a Safe Place for All Families

LGBT families share concerns and advice with early childhood development professionals.

A photo of Angie Godfrey who is a Program Specialist for the Office of Head Start.

Happy 20th Anniversary, Early Head Start!

A momentous decision two decades ago acknowledged how important the period from prenatal to age three was to children’s development and well-being.

Reggie McKinnon address press conference attended by Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg, Secretary Anthony Foxx and Dr. Leticia Ryan.

Children Left in Cars: Preventing Accidental Heatstroke

ACF teams up with the Department of Transporation to remind parents and caregivers to "Look Before You Lock."

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