Revised HSPPS on the Horizon

The Head Start community has been awaiting the release of revised Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), and we’re hearing the much-anticipated standards may be available soon – perhaps as early as September. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the...

DRS Experience Sharing at Head Start Conference

It was great to talk with some of you at the Designation System Renewal (DRS) Meet up at the Head Start Annual Conference and to bump into others throughout the conference. We enjoyed hearing about programs’ experiences with DRS. Not surprisingly, DRS isn’t many...

Enthusiasm and Collaboration at Head Start Annual Conference

The 43rd Annual Head Start Conference and Expo took place in Nashville, Tennessee last week and was a great success. Thank you to everyone who came to Foundation for Families’ session, EHS-Child Care Partnerships: Managing the Money, led by Clare Siegel. We had over...

ACF Issues Announcement on Cost of Living Adjustment

The Office of Head Start (OHS) is providing an opportunity for Head Start grantees to apply for a 1.8 percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). The Program Instruction (PI) describing the COLA was issued on April 27, 2016 to all Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start...

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