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From Head Start to Head of the Class

Head Start alum looks back on the Summer of 1965.

Photo of two preschool girls smiling.

Just Released: Final Report on Significant Accomplishments by State Advisory Councils on Early Childhood Education and Care

SACs are charged with developing a high-quality, comprehensive system of early childhood development and care.

Smaller photo of program working with children experiencing homelessness in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Homeless in Paradise

Supporting the Social and Economic Development Goals of Pacific Islander Communities

A vintage photo of a Head Start with a group of children.

Celebrating the Launch of Head Start: May 18, 1965

Dr. Enriquez reflects on the past and future of Head Start.

Small photo of children raising their hands and hearing a lesson from an educator holding an electronic tablet.

The Use of Technology in Early Childhood Education

Our look at the of use of technology in early childhood education describes the evidence base for products and programs that use technology and the barriers to and facilitators of its effective use.

Small photo of a mother feeding a baby with a bottle.

Healthy and Ready to Learn

The Importance of health services in Head Start

Smaller photo of toddler clapping in a day care.

April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

Individualized learning and developmental supports are critical for all children.

Photo of a smiling little girl.

Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

Lady Bird Johnson visits a Head Start classroom.

Head Start Turns 50

Head Start has provided 32 million children with comprehensive early learning experiences, including school readiness, health, mental health, nutrition, and family engagement supports.

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