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Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2018
In December 2007, the Head Start program was reauthorized and modified through the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Public Law 110-134. One of the provisions of this law added subsection 649(m) of the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9844) (Act), entitled "Program Emergency Preparedness," to address the preparedness of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Emergency Programs
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) submits this report to the House of Representatives' Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Senate's Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions pursuant to section 649(l)(1) through (3) of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act (Act), Public Law 110-134. This report…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, School Readiness, Migrant Education, Access to Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2016
This report presents a summary of the findings of fiscal year (FY) 2016 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirement in Section 641A(f) of the Head Start Act. It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2016 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most commonly identified in…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2015
This report presents a summary of the findings of fiscal year (FY) 2015 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirements found in Sections 641A(f) and 650(c)(2) of the Head Start Act. It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2015 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2015
Head Start promotes school readiness by enhancing the physical, social, and cognitive development of children through educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services. Head Start centers are where services are provided in communities that are generally lacking infrastructures that support early learning. As a result, it is imperative…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, School Readiness, Child Development, Educational Facilities
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2015
This report is provided in response to a mandate by Congress in the Head Start Act, ยง650(b), as amended on December 12, 2007. The Act requires that the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services submit a report on the facilities of Indian Head Start agencies to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the House of…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Alaska Natives, Early Intervention, Preschool Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2014
This report presents a summary of the findings of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirement, Section 641A(f), of the Head Start Act. It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2014 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most commonly identified in FY…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2013
This report presents a summary of the findings of Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirement, Section 641A(f), of the Head Start Act. It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2013 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most commonly identified in FY…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2012
This report presents a summary of the findings of Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirement, Section 641A(f), of the Head Start Act. It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2012 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most commonly identified in FY…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2011
Head Start monitoring assesses grantee compliance with requirements governing Head Start programs, including those specified in the Head Start Act (original authorizing legislation in 1965 and its subsequent amendments, most recently in 2007), Head Start Program Performance Standards, and other applicable federal, state, and local regulations.…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2011
Head Start is the largest federal investment in early childhood education, serving nearly one million of our nation's most vulnerable young children and their families. It is the federal government's responsibility to make sure that these children and families get the highest quality services possible. Section 641(c)(1) of the Head Start Act…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Disadvantaged Youth
Office of Head Start, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2010
This report presents a revision of the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework (2000), renamed The Head Start Child Development and Learning Framework: Promoting Positive Outcomes in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children 3-5 Years Old. The Framework outlines the essential areas of development and learning that are to be used by Head Start programs…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Disadvantaged Youth