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NHSA provides the latest on Head Start news and actions—and can connect you with our education policy and program experts to dig deeper into the issues. Through press releases, position statements, and media kits, our team provides clear, timely updates and analysis of early childhood education and care news from across the country.

NHSA NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

2022-23 GroMoreGood Garden Grant Winners

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and NHSA are awarding 10 GroMoreGood garden grants to programs connecting our nation’s youth to gardening.

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NHSA Recognizes Congressional Leaders with 2023 Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association recognized 15 Congressional leaders for their work to support Head Start, the comprehensive early childhood development program for infants, young children, and…

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NHSA Statement on Final Rule for Masking and Vaccinations

We thank the Administration for providing a Final Rule on masking and hope they will quickly address the vaccination mandate as an immediate next step.

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FY23 Appropriations Deal Includes a $960 Million Increase for Head Start

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) celebrates the record investment of $11.99 billion for Head Start and Early Head Start in the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget,…

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NHSA Statement FY23 continuing resolution

In response to the continuing resolution Congress passed yesterday evening to prevent a government shutdown and buy time to finalize the FY23 budget before the 117th Congress adjourns, NHSA released the following statement.

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NHSA Response to FY23 Continuing Resolution

NHSA urges Congress to pass of a new bill for FY23 and not let the continuing resolution stretch past December for a second year in a row.

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Response to the Office of the Inspector General’s Report

NHSA released the following statement in response to the report released by the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General.

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Zigler Documentary Premieres at Fall Leadership Insitute

The tribute brings to life Dr. Zigler’s legacy through video and audio clips by family, former students, colleagues, and luminaries.

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Response to the Head Start Mask Announcement

In response to today’s mask announcement from the Office of Head Start, NHSA’s Deputy Director released the following statement.

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NHSA to HHS: Lack of Clarity on IFC is Destabilizing

NHSA wrote to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, as Head Start programs prepare for the school year, to ask: when can we expect a final rule?

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