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.


Senate Passes $250 Million Increase for Head Start in FY19

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Head Start community applauds the U.S. Senate for passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) appropriations bill, which includes a $250 million increase above last year’s…

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Head Start Leaders Need Support to Respond to Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) called on Congress to create targeted grants to increase local Head Start program capacity to make a meaningful difference in the…

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NHSA’s Data-Use Optimization Project Named ECE Innovation Prize Top Idea

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Among the 15 breakthrough solutions named the Early Childhood Innovation Prize’s “Top Ideas” is a practitioner-driven infrastructure project to increase the ability of Head Start programs to use…

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Workforce Catalyst Summit Brings Together Leading Experts to Strengthen Head Start

Anaheim, CA – Head Start practitioners, early childhood education innovators, and leading experts on workplace issues will join forces for a two-day “Workforce Catalyst” to explore innovative practices, processes, and policies…

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Bipartisan Agreement Includes $610 Million Increase for FY18

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Head Start community welcomed a significant increase in federal funding when a bipartisan funding agreement for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) released by Congressional leadership. “After months of…

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Head Start Remembers Dr. T. Berry Brazelton

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director Yasmina Vinci commented on the legacy created by Dr. T. Berry Brazelton in advancing the field of early childhood development….

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Congress Passes Disaster Relief Funding for Head Start

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association welcomed congressional passage of legislation to provide $650 million to meet the recovery needs of Head Start programs impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma,…

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NHSA Recognizes Congressional Leaders with 2018 Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association recognized eight U.S. Senators for their continued support of Head Start with the PROMISE (Protecting Our Most Important Students Early) Award. NHSA…

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Head Start Leaders Get to Work, Despite Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leaders of the Head Start community are in Washington, D.C., to plan for the future of the comprehensive early childhood education program. The National Head Start Association’s Winter…

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Head Start Comments on Changes to Duration Requirement

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association commented on the announcement that the Department of Health and Human Services is waiving the extended duration requirement on center-based Head Start…

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