Report to Congress on Head Start Monitoring, Fiscal Year 2017

This report presents a summary of the findings of fiscal year (FY) 2017 monitoring reviews, fulfilling the reporting requirement in Section 641A(f) of the Head Start Act.  It highlights the enhancements made to the FY 2017 monitoring review system, summarizes grantee review outcomes, and describes the types of findings most commonly identified in FY 2017.

Report to Congress on Head Start Monitoring, Fiscal Year 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 FY 2016.

Aligned Monitoring System 2.0 Virtual Expo

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Monitoring Review Reports

Monitoring review reports summarize the results of on-site reviews that assess grantee compliance with requirements governing Head Start programs. This includes those regulations specified in the Head Start Act and all applicable Performance Standards.

Introduction to Monitoring

Explore the Office of Head Start approach to monitoring that ensures consistent quality and accountability of Head Start programs across the country, as well as opportunities for continuous improvement. 

Federal Monitoring

The Head Start Act requires periodic federal review of all Head Start programs. Learn about federal monitoring and understand all the necessary requirements to prepare for the federal review of your program’s systems and services.

Reports to Congress

The following are reports made to Congress by the Office of Head Start pursuant to the Head Start Act.