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Reauthorization of the Head Start Act, hearing before the Subcommittee on Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on extension of programs under the Head Start Act, and for other purposes, May 3, by United States. Congress. Senate. Committ Pages: This law contains significant revisions to the previous Head Start Act and authorizes Head Start through September 30, The following is a draft compilation of the amended Head Start Act. In addition, PDF versions of the compilation marking all changes in bold text are available in English and Spanish. On December 12, , President Bush signed Public Law "Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of " reauthorizing the Head Start program. This law contains significant revisions to the previous Head Start Act and authorized Head Start through September 30, Oct 31, · As you know, on December 12, the President signed a bill reauthorizing the Head Start program (see ACF-IM-HS for a discussion of the major provisions in this Bill). The Office of Head Start is continuing to work on developing appropriate strategies for implementing the many new requirements of reauthorization, and we will be sharing information with you on this over the next .
The Problem of Head Start nowhere is resistance to structured, curriculum-based, standards-and-assessment-driven early education clearer than in the big, iconic, federal early-childhood program known as Head Start, a legacy of lyndon Johnson’s mids declaration of war on poverty. Though. Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and families. The program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills. The transition from preschool to elementary school . ) The term "mobile Head Start program" means the provision of Head Start services utilizing transportable equipment set up in various community-based locations on a routine, weekly schedule, operating in conjunction with home-based Head Start programs, or as a Head Start classroom. Jun 04, · The Head Start Program Performance Standards were originally published in In the first Early Head Start grants were given. In , the Head Start program was reauthorized to expand to full-day and full-year services. The Head Start program, to include Early Head Start, was most recently reauthorized in with bipartisan support.
Head Start was most recently reauthorized by Congress in , through the "Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of " The law made sweeping changes to Head Start—such as introducing a system of competition, requirements for teacher education, and several other significant changes to the proven Head Start Model. (A) AGENCY AND PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES- To retain a designation as a Head Start agency under this subchapter, or in the case of a Head Start program to continue to receive funds from such agency, a Head Start agency that is the subject of a determination described in paragraph (1). The Secretary may award the fellowships to individuals, to be known as Head Start Fellows', who are staff in local Head Start programs or other individuals working in . Under current law, federal financial assistance for a Head Start program is generally limited to 80% of total program costs. The bill maintains this limitation by requiring grant recipients to provide matching funds equal to 20% of the grant amount.