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The Importance of Interaction and Engagement

How social interaction and child care provider attention help children thrive when television is turned off.

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Engaging Families and Communities to Bridge the Word Gap

“Talk, Read, Sing Together Every Day” now available for families to help enrich children’s early language experiences.

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A Busy Week for Early Childhood Development

Several conferences took place focusing on the needs of pre-k children, resulting in amazing action steps going forward.

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HPOG Helps Students Live the American Dream

From living in a refugee camp to becoming a licensed practical nurse.

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3 Agencies, 2 Customers, 1 Goal

HHS, DOL and Education’s joint vision for employer and job seeker success

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A Head Start for Mothers

"Head Start fortified my confidence as a mother and gave me the tools I needed to get back on the path to self-sufficiency."

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Linking Refugee Families with Child Care and Head Start Services in Action

Regional office invites community to share best practices on serving refugee families

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Thank You Head Start Teachers, from Rural North Carolina to Washington, D.C.

Head Start graduate and lifelong educator writes about the incredible impact Head Start teachers make in their communities.

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50 Years of Service to Children, Families and Fathers

Head Start programs learned a great deal from their initial work with fathers.

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Office of Head Start Proposes Revised Program Performance Standards

Helping grantees focus on what’s important.

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