Review the most recent Information Memoranda (IMs), Policy Instructions (PIs), Federal Register notices, blogs, and press releases from and related to the Office of Head Start (OHS).
This PI notifies programs that the Secretary has waived the August 1, 2019 Head Start center-based service duration requirements, effectively lowering this requirement from 50 percent to zero percent.
It has been a year since the revised Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) were launched. Take a look back at all the work done by Head Start programs and the Office of Head Start OHS in updating policies and practices to implement the HSPPS.
Review this IM to learn about the OHS disaster recovery efforts after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. OHS removed barriers to make it easier for Head Start agencies to meet the needs of those children and families affected by disasters, especially newly homeless children and families.
In accordance with 45 CFR § 75.343, non-federal entities are required to submit reports at least annually on the status of real property in which the federal government retains an interest. Review this PI to learn what forms are included in the electronic submission requirement.