DRS Updates

Head Start Redesignation - 45 CFR 1307

Cost of Living Increase Available to HS and EHS Programs

On Friday, May 12, 2017 the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued a Program Instruction (PI) (ACF-PI-HS-17-02) regarding an FY2017 Head Start funding increase. The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017 includes an additional $85 million for programs...

Keeping Tabs on DRS

It has been quiet on the DRS front from the Office of Head Start (OHS), but could that be changing soon? Back in December 2016 there were 12 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) posted for programs to provide Head Start and/or Early Head Start services in...

National CLASS Data 2016 Posted

You may have noticed our blog has a new look. It’s all still here, and we’ve made it easier for you to find the services you’re looking for on our redesigned website! This month the Office of Head Start (OHS) posted the National CLASS Data 2016 report, A National...

See You in Chicago – National HS Conference Begins Next Week!

The 44th Annual National Head Start Conference begins next week and takes place April 7-10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. We are looking very forward to attending and hope to see many of you there! Amy Augenblick, Executive Director, Foundations for Families, will be...

Countdown to Compliance With the New HSPPS

We’re about four months away from an important milestone on the journey for Head Start and Early Head Start programs to implement the new Head Start Program Performance Standards! August 1, 2017 is the compliance date for multiple standards, including: Assessment...

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