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.


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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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 GroMoreGood Garden Grant Winners

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and NHSA are awarding 10 GroMoreGood grants to programs connecting our nation’s youth to gardening.

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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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