Explore revisions to the Designation Renewal System (DRS) that will further improve and strengthen the Head Start program. They ensure less uncertainty around the competitive process for all Head Start agencies.
Watch this webinar for answers to grantee questions about revisions to the Designation Renewal System (DRS) that will further improve and strengthen the Head Start program.
The Designation Renewal System Final Rule makes important changes to the Classroom Assessment Scoring System condition. Dr. B explains how these changes promote a growth mindset and support continuous improvement.
Effective November 9, 2020, the Head Start Program Performance Standards at 45 CFR § 1304 Subpart B will read as shown in the PDF.
The preamble discusses the comments received in response to the notice of proposed rule-making and of the various impacts anticipate by the issuance of this rule.
Find responses to questions anticipated from the public and the grantee community about Designation Renewal System (DRS) changes.
The DRS Revisions in 2020 ensure the conditions for competitive designation target grantees with lower performance or systemic problems. The changes also support for grantees to continuously improve the quality of teacher-child interactions.
Explore this brief overview of the Designation Renewal System (DRS) background and conditions.
Four reports provide evidence that, since the last reauthorization, quality in Head Start has increased across the country..