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  • Home and Community Native Language and Cultural Experiences Among AI/AN Children in Region XI Head Start: Findings from the American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015

    Published: January 8, 2020
    Research shows Native culture and language support children’s development in positive ways. In this brief, we examine the Native language and cultural experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native children in Head Start programs operated by federally recognized tribes or tribal consortia (Region XI). The data presented in this report inform our understanding of the Native language and cultural experiences that AI/AN children in Region XI Head Start have at home and in their communities...
  • Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness Review: Executive Summary & Brief - December 2019

    Published: December 18, 2019
    This executive summary and brief present the latest updates (December 2019) to the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review of home visiting program models that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age five. The executive summary provides an overview of the review process, a summary of the results, and a link to the HomVEE website for more detailed information...
  • Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness Review: Executive Summary & Brief - September 2019

    Published: November 25, 2019
    This executive summary and brief present the latest updates (September 2019) to the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review of home visiting program models that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age five. The executive summary provides an overview of the review process, a summary of the results, and a link to the HomVEE website for more detailed information...
  • Family Strengthening Research (FY2018)

    Published: November 22, 2019
    This report describes the major research investments of our Division of Family Strengthening through Fiscal Year 2018. This division has primary responsibility for research and evaluation projects related to strengthening relationships within families, supporting fatherhood, nurturing children through their families, reducing teen pregnancy, supporting youth in their transition to adulthood, and preventing family violence.
  • Native Culture & Language in the Classroom Observation

    Published: November 19, 2019
    The American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015 (AI/AN FACES 2015) is the first national descriptive study of children and families enrolled in Head Start programs operated by federally recognized tribes. Region XI Head Start provides grants to federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native tribes, tribal governments, or consortia...
  • Native Culture & Language in the Classroom Observation Brief

    Published: November 19, 2019
    The American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015 (AI/AN FACES 2015) is the first national descriptive study of children and families enrolled in Head Start programs operated by federally recognized tribes. These programs are known as Region XI. Region XI programs incorporate their unique history, community traditions, and beliefs into their operations and integrate language and culture into the delivery of services to children and families...
  • Enhancing a Home Visiting Program to Address Repeat Adolescent Pregnancy: The Longer-Term Impacts of Steps to Success

    Published: October 24, 2019
    This report presents evidence on the impacts of the Steps to Success home visiting program for adolescent mothers in San Angelo, Texas. Despite declines in adolescent pregnancy over the past three decades, many young women still have children before they turn 20 years old. Repeat pregnancies during adolescence can further compound the adverse outcomes associated with a teen birth. A small but growing body of evidence suggests that interventions for adolescent mothers can promote healthy birth spacing by providing a combination of individualized support services and improved access to effective contraception. To build on this promising research, the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funded a rigorous evaluation of Steps to Success in San Angelo, Texas.
  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 7 Issue 17 – September 19, 2019

    Published: September 19, 2019
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  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 7 Issue 16 - September 6, 2019

    Published: September 6, 2019
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  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 7 Issue 15 – August 23, 2019

    Published: August 23, 2019
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