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Office of Head Start (OHS)


COVID-19 and the Head Start Community

This section is regularly updated with guidance and resources from the Office of Head Start (OHS) to help all programs support staff, children, and families affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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About the Office of Head Start

OHS provides grant funding and oversight to the programs that provide Head Start services in communities across the country.

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Dr. Deborah Bergeron is the director of the Office of Head Start.

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Leaders in School Readiness

More than 320,000 Head Start children enter kindergarten every year. When Head Start programs and receiving schools partner on school readiness, children have smoother transitions and continued progress.

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