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Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Head Start Program Performance Standards

A Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to revise the Head Start Program Performance Standards will be published in the Federal Register on Friday, June 19, 2015. The central goal of this NPRM is to strengthen program performance standards so that all programs provide the highest quality... read more
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Wayne Metro CAA Employee Selected as Exceptional Emerging Leader

We were excited to hear the news of Ms. Beverly Ann Hogan being nominated and selected as an Exceptional Emerging Leader of 2015 with Exchange Magazine. Ms. Hogan has, on multiple occasions, brought her expertise to Head Start parent workshops with the Michigan Head Start Association. Her... read more

Michigan to vote on Proposal 1

On May 5, 2015, Michigan voters will head to the polls to vote on Proposal 1—a statewide ballot initiative that will raise funds to improve Michigan’s roads and bridges, and schools. Voting YES on Proposal 1 on May 5 is our last best chance to turn things around and get safer roads. It provides the... read more

Welcome the new Office of Head Start Director

The Office of Head Start will soon be under new leadership. On Thursday, April 2, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that Dr. Blanca Enriquez will lead this important program at the Administration for Children and Families.   This year marks the 50th anniversary of Head Start. Dr.... read more
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Obama Seeks $80b More For Child Care

LAWRENCE, Kan. — President Obama on Thursday unveiled plans to greatly increase federal assistance to working Americans struggling to afford child care, choosing a Democratic pocket in a solidly Republican state to sharpen the contrast between the parties’ economic visions. In an appearance at the... read more