An NPRM proposing changes to the Head Start Designation Renewal System (DRS) was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 13, 2019. It addresses the Classroom Assessment Scoring System: Pre-K (CLASS®) condition and the fiscal condition related to audit findings.
Report of the Advisory Committee to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 requires the Secretary to develop a system of designation renewal that integrates the recommendations of an expert panel. The document below,“A System of Designation Renewal of Head Start Grantees: Report of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Re-designation of Head Start Grantees,” presents findings and recommendations of that expert panel.