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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

FY22 record-level investment of $11.04 billion in Head Start

NHSA recognizes the record investment of $11.04 billion for Head Start and Early Head Start in the FY22 budget.

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For a full recovery, the US must address its child care crisis

In response to the 2022 State of the Union, Yasmina Vinci highlighted the necessity of addressing our nation’s child care crisis.

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NHSA Leads Early Learning Toolkit

Alexandria, VA – Today, AASA, the School Superintendents Association, the nation’s leading organization for school system leadership, and NHSA released a toolkit aimed at supporting all providers of early learning,…

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Vaccine requirement now in effect; NHSA still waiting on response

Washington, D.C. — As the Head Start Interim Final Rule with Comments (IFC) issued last fall goes into full effect today, the National Head Start Association once again urges the…

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2021-22 GroMore Garden Grant Winners

Washington, D.C. – Now in its fourth year, the program through The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and NHSA is awarding 10 grants to Head Start programs committed to connecting more of…

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NHSA Recognizes Congressional Leaders with 2022 Awards

Sen. Richard Burr was honored with NHSA’s highest accolade, the Robert E. Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award, for his career-long dedication to Head Start.

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NHSA and 48 States File Comments on Vaccine and Mask Interim Final Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Head Start Vaccine and Mask Interim Final Rule with Comments (IFC) and as part of our mission to ensure children do not lose access…

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NHSA Statement on Multistate Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Head Start Vaccine and Mask Interim Final Rule with Comments (IFC), Louisiana and 23 other states are suing the Biden administration. The IFC…

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NHSA Sounds Alarm to Secretary Becerra on Vaccine and Mask Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of our response to the Head Start Vaccine and Mask Interim Final Rule with Comments (IFC), NHSA sent a letter to the U.S. Department of…

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Head Start celebrates Build Back Better House vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After months of discussion and negotiation, NHSA applauds the House of Representatives for passage of the Build Back Better Act earlier today. The bill makes several critical…

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