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Steps Forward for Head Start

The first wholesale revision to the Head Start Program Performance Standards in the program’s history.

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New Head Start Performance Standards

A decade in the making, these standards are designed to better serve children and families.

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Scaling Up a Workforce Program for Youth: Lessons from the Year Up Program

The experiences of the Year Up workforce development program’s efforts to scale up its services for young adults.

Tip #1  - Visit the School

Department of Education - 9 Back to School Pro Tips for Parents

Make sure this school year gets off to a great start!

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Helping Low-Income Adults Achieve College Success: Analysis of Career Pathways Program Study Participants

A look at risk factors for college success among group of low-income adults.

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A Rising Tide of Attention to the Early Childhood Workforce: Releasing the Early Childhood Career Pathway Statement

Attracting, supporting, and retaining high quality early childhood educators and program directors requires intentional policies and practices

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Increasing the Educational Stability of Students in Foster Care

Frequent school changes can lead to poor academic outcomes

Class act! Principal Nauiokas and students at Mott Haven Academy in the Bronx. (Photo courtesy Jessica Nauiokas)

It’s Time for Some Stability

For many children in foster care, school is the one predictable and safe place in their life.

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High Quality Early Care and Education is Child Maltreatment Prevention

A decade of collaboration on early childhood issues and child welfare.

Don't Miss This Webinar

Cultural Awareness and Knowledge are Fundamental to Serving U.S. Children and Families

The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation hosted a second discussion on cultural responsiveness.

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