Head Start

Teacher instructing children in a classroom.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Children Experiencing Homelessness Benefit from Targeted Interventions

High quality early care and learning programs can help homeless children develop the skills they need to be resilient in the face of the adversity.

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Photo of Kavin Gray, Denise Cruz and Jesus Garcia.

Changed Lives: Stories from the War on Poverty

Former clients of ACF programs share their stories on War on Poverty panel.

 

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Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

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