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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

Head Start Reacts to Committee Passage of FY23 Spending Bill

NHSA applauds a record-level of funding for Head Start in the FY23 L-HHS appropriations bill, which provides an increase of $1.4 billion.

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13 Head Start Programs Accredited as Program of Excellence

NHSA recognizes the outstanding performance of 13 Head Start grant recipients as part of NHSA’s Program of Excellence Accreditation.

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NHSA Launches Initiative to Support Mental Health for Head Start Workforce

Helping the Head Start workforce to proactively manage their mental health is crucial to the work NHSA does.

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Capitol Hill Press Conference on Child Care Funding in Reconciliation

Campagna Center CEO Tammy Mann speaks on behalf NHSA at a Capitol Hill press conference on child care funding in reconciliation.

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Navigating gun violence in the lives of young children

NHSA issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

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Parent Gauge Partners with ParentPowered Public Benefit Corporation

NHSA’s Parent Gauge is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with ParentPowered Public Benefit Corporation.

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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 Information Memorandum that helps Head Start to Reach SNAP-eligible families

NHSA thanks HHS for taking action on behalf of food insecure children by clearing a pathway to Head Start’s comprehensive services.

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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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