ERIC Number: ED364334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul-22
Reference Count: N/A
New Challenges for Head Start. Hearing on Examining Proposed Authorizations for the Head Start Program, and To Examine the Impact of the Head Start Expansion and Improvement Act of 1990, before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document provides a transcript of the proceedings of a hearing to discuss issues related to the future of Project Head Start. The document includes the prepared statements and testimony of several United States Senators and child care experts, including Senators Nancy Kassebaum, Edward Kennedy, and Dave Durenberger; Marilyn Thomas, president of Miami Valley Child Development Centers, Inc.; Delores Baynes, former Head Start parent and social services worker; Anne Doerr, Head Start center director; Joseph Mottola, Acting Commissioner of the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families; Edward Zigler, professor of psychology and director of the Yale Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy; Sarah Greene, chief executive officer of the National Head Start Association; Lisbeth Schorr, director of the Harvard Project on Effective Services; and Curtis Weeden, vice president for corporate contributions at Johnson and Johnson. Topics discussed included improvements needed in Head Start, program quality, program expansion, and the impact of the Head Start Expansion and Improvement Act of 1990. Additional materials include a needs assessment of a business and management training program for Head Start directors, and a report on a management fellows program for Head Start directors, both prepared for the Johnson and Johnson company. (MM)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Welfare, Federal Aid, Hearings, Low Income Groups, Needs Assessment, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Administration
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Catalog No. 552-070-15078-1, $3.75).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers: Congress 103rd; Head Start Expansion and Improvement Act 1990; Program Expansion; Project Head Start