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NHSA NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
This NPRM represents a significant opportunity to address the challenges facing Head Start and Early Head Start today and to contribute to a shared vision for Head Start’s next chapter.
In response to last night’s Rules Committee hearing and the House’s potential consideration of HR 5894, NHSA released the following statement from Executive Director Yasmina Vinci: The House continues to…
A host of national civic, social, and public services organizations partnered to improve access to public transit.
There are no “right” words for events in the world that are so wrong. There are no “right” ways to explain sudden ringing alarms, or explosions, or death, or terrorism….
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of a potential federal shutdown, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association Yasmina Vinci released the following statement: “No matter the length, a federal shutdown…
Head Start Alumnus Sen. Warnock Introduces HEADWAY Act to Increase Access to Early Head Start Programs
Today, U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) keynoted the National Head Start Association’s Fall Leadership Institute and, during his address, introduced the bipartisan HEADWAY Act (Head Start Education and Development…
Washington, D.C. – This week during the Fall Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C., the National Head Start Association (NHSA) recognized the outstanding performance of 11 Head Start grant recipients as…
NHSA and CWLA have partnered to build and enhance relationships between child welfare and Head Start so they can better align their work on behalf of children and families.
The Senate Appropriations Committee passed the FY24 Appropriations Bill, which provides $12.3 billion for Head Start, an increase of $275 million over FY23.
FY24 House Funding Level Will Deprive a Generation of American Children the Opportunity to Succeed in School and in Life (Updated)
The proposed FY24 House funding level will prevent more children from accessing Head Start high-quality life-changing services.