ERIC Number: ED484652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-23
Head Start Reauthorization: A Section-by-Section Analysis of the Senate HELP Committee Bill (S. 1940)
Schumacher, Rachel; Greenberg, Mark
Center for Law and Social Policy CLASP
In 2003, Congress was scheduled to reauthorize Head Start, a federal-to-local grant program for the provision of early childhood education and comprehensive services, including health, nutrition, parental involvement, social, and other services, for low-income preschool children and their families. This document provides section-by-section analysis of the 117-page Senate bill. This document seeks to explain provisions of the bill and highlight questions about the intent and effect of particular provisions. The following are included in this document: (1) An overview summary of the provisions of the Senate HELP Committee bill; (2) A brief summary of key similarities with and differences from the House bill; (3) a table of contents for this analysis; and (4) A section-by-section analysis of the bill.
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Grants, Preschool Children, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Integrated Services, Federal Legislation, Low Income Groups
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC.