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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

Universal preschool plan should prioritize equity and model Head Start

Head Start should be the North Star for universal preschool and what young children, their families and communities need.

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Head Start Mourns the Passing of Former Senator Mike Enzi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director Yasmina Vinci issued the following statement on the legacy of the former U.S. Senator from Wyoming Mike Enzi who passed…

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House Appropriations Committee Takes Monumental Step in Strengthening Head Start

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) applauds the House Appropriations Committee for including a record-level of funding in the FY22 Labor-HHS-Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, following…

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NHSA partners with Uber to launch rideshare vaccine access campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) announced a partnership with Uber to provide 500,000 rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites for the Head Start and Early…

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Head Start Applauds Congressional Champions for Robust FY22 Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) today applauded the 205 members of Congress from both sides of the aisle who reaffirmed their commitment to America’s at-risk children…

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Head Start Applauds President’s FY22 Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association applauds President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 (FY22) budget proposal which increases funding for Head Start and Early Head Start by $1.2 billion…

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Head Start welcomes Xavier Becerra

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association congratulated Xavier Becerra upon his confirmation as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Biden-Harris Administration. Secretary…

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Congress Provides Relief to those Impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NHSA applauds the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP), which includes $1 billion for Head Start and Early Head Start to address the devastating impact…

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FY21 Funding Lifts Head Start in Addressing Child Poverty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) underscored the critical importance of the $1 billion for Head Start that the U.S. House of Representatives included in their Fisal…

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NHSA Congratulates Dr. Bernadine Futrell, Newly Appointed Office of Head Start Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NHSA extends our congratulations to Dr. Bernadine Futrell, the association’s former senior director of effective practice, on her appointment as the Director of the Office of Head…

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