ERIC Number: ED262895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Head Start Program Performance Standards (45-CFR 1304).
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.
Head Start program performance standards set by Administration for Children, Youth, and Families are presented in five sections. Subpart A sets out the goals of the Head Start program, emphasizing the implementation and enforcement of performance standards. Subpart B sets out education services objectives and performance standards concerning program content, operations, and facilities. Subpart C consists of health services objectives and performance standards dealing with health services generally; the Health Services Advisory Committee; and medical, dental, health education, mental health, and nutrition objectives and/or services. Subpart D presents information about social services objectives and performance standards and the content of the social services plan. Subpart E focuses on parent involvement objectives and performance standards concerning parent participation policy; enhancing development of parenting skills; communications among program management, staff and parents; and the content of the parent involvement plan. Subparts B through E provide non-mandatory, specific, and detailed directions and guidance for interpreting and implementing the standards. Appended are rules and regulations from the Federal Register, Vol. 40, No. 126 of June 30, 1975 concerning program options for Project Head Start. (RH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.