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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

Parent Gauge Partners with ParentPowered Public Benefit Corporation

Parent Gauge, the leading family engagement assessment tool designed specifically for Head Start and Early Head Start programs, is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with ParentPowered Public Benefit Corporation, the home of Ready4K Trauma-Informed, an evidence-based, Head Start-aligned trauma-informed family engagement curriculum.

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Statement on Senate Joint Resolution on Vaccine and Mask Requirements

NHSA’s statement in response to S.J.Res 39, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements.

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195 Representatives Endorse Robust FY23 Funding for Head Start

NHSA applauds Rep. Clark, Rep. Keller, and the 193 other members of the House signed letters of support requesting robust funding in FY23.

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NHSA thanks HHS for administrative change to allow Head Start to reach SNAP-eligible families

Washington, D.C. — This afternoon, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced via an Information Memorandum that children who qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can…

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Senate Urges HHS to include SNAP, WIC in Head Start eligibility definition

Sen. Hassan and six of her Senate colleagues sent a letter urging HHS to include SNAP and WIC in Head Start eligibility definition.

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The Beans and NHSA Announce Partnership to Reduce Teacher’s Financial Stress

The Beans and NHSA announce the launch of their national partnership to support Head Start with tools to reduce financial stress.

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Smithsonian’s National Zoo and NHSA Reach Children Nationwide About Animals and Conservation

The Smithsonian Zoo and NHSA announce a year-long partnership to provide learning opportunities to Head Start programs across the country.

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Head Start Appreciates President’s FY23 Budget Proposal

NHSA recognizes the commitment of support and funding in the FY23 budget proposal, which includes an increase of $1.2 billion over FY22.

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Head Start Mourns the Passing of Rep. Don Young

NHSA issued a statement on the legacy of Rep. Don Young, the longest-serving Republican in the history of the House.

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Bipartisan Congressional Pre-K Caucus Holds 2022 Kickoff

NHSA joined Reps. Castro, Clark, Cole, and Davis for Bipartisan Congressional Pre-K and Child Care Caucus 2022 kickoff.

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