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Growth in Unaccompanied Children Program at HHS

Program growth is matched with increased safety and security measures.

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Head Start: Beyond 50 Years

Head Start celebrates its 51st birthday with a look towards expanded programs and new standards.

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Human Trafficking and Opioid Abuse

A health care provider’s perspective from Dr. Hanni Stoklosa, Executive Director of HEAL Trafficking.

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New Ways to Approach School Readiness in Home Visiting

Head Start home visitors provide essential comprehensive services that are the foundation of school readiness.

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Comprehensive Services and Training/Technical Assistance in Head Start

T/TA system helps grantees focus on strengths and identify possible barriers to providing a high-quality program.

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Head Start’s Comprehensive Approach to Child Development

Head Start was created with input by experts who supported a comprehensive program: health, social services and education.

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Career Pathways Leading Improved Services

To meet demand for a skilled workforce, new agencies have been added to partnership to improve collaboration on education, workforce development, human and social services.

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Hearts, Hope, and America’s Safety Net

The Administration for Children and Families is celebrating 25 years of impacting people, affecting change and empowering families.

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Affecting Change for Children

The Administration for Children and Families is celebrating 25 years of impacting people, affecting change and empowering families.

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A Lesson in Early Childhood Homelessness

Almost 1.3 million children under the age of six experienced homelessness in 2013, and data show that this number has since risen.

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