ERIC Number: ED409074
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Head Start in Minnesota. Report to the Legislature.
Minnesota State Dept. of Economic Security, St. Paul.
This report to the Minnesota legislature examines children and their families who participated in the Head Start program during 1993-1994, and summarizes information on the following program areas: (1) Head Start program overview; (2) funding facts; (3) program year 1993-1994 activities; and (4) agency specific information. The Head Start program overview describes the background and mission of the Head Start program; its administration; outcomes of longitudinal studies concerning program benefits; program design options; core components of its health services, including medical, dental, mental health, and nutrition; its educational components, including the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; the parental involvement component; the social services component; eligibility requirements; addressing children with disabilities; performance standards and quality assurance; and volunteer hours. The funding facts section presents funding philosophy, the census and funding formula, Head Start/Early Education bonding, a table of funding history, Head Start Innovative Grants, and recipients of 1994-1995 Head Start Innovative Grants. The program year 1993-1994 activities section describes the Minnesota Head Start Collaboration project (CORNERSTONE) and annual survey results of Head Start agencies. The agency specific section provides a map of Head Start grantee and service areas, a Minnesota Head Start directory, and Minnesota statutes pertaining to Head Start in 1992 and 1993. (SD)
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Family Health, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Funding Formulas, Grants, Health Needs, Health Services, High Risk Students, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Budgeting, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Resource Allocation, Social Services, State Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Economic Security, St. Paul.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota