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 Information Memorandum outlines the Office of Head Start monitoring process for FY 2023 and introduces the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) pilots to be conducted.
Read new documents to encourage Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) collaboration between state agencies, local agencies, and Head Start programs.
This Information Memorandum clarifies the requirements of 45 CFR §1302.102(d)(1)(ii) for reporting significant incidents regarding the health and safety of children in Head Start programs.
In the near future, the Administration for Children and Families intends to publish a final rule to formally remove the requirement for masking in Head Start programs.
The Administration for Children and Families announces $300 million in new early childhood funds to support workforce initiatives and strategies to improve the quality of programs and service delivery for children.