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NHSA regularly submits comments on Administration priorities, Head Start regulatory changes, and the design of studies related to Head Start. Our most recent comments are below.

Head Start Program Information Report

Response to the proposed changes to the Head Start Program Information Report (PIR) ( Federal Register. Vol. 83, No. 47, Page 10486. Friday, March 9, 2018 ). Submitted 4/6/18.

Child Care and Development Fund Plan

Response to Child Care and Development Fund Plan for States/Territories for FFY 2019-2021, OMB No.: 0970-0114. Submitted 1/7/18.

FACES 2019

Response to the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2019 (FACES 2019) (Volume 82, Number 202, page 48819, Friday, October, 20, 2017). Submitted 12/18/2017.

Culture of Continuous Learning Project

Response to the Culture of Continuous Learning Project (Volume 82, Number 212, page 51276-51277, Friday, November, 3, 2017). Submitted 1/2/2018.

PIR (Program Information Report)

Response to Head Start Program Information Report (OMB No.: 0970-0427). Submitted 10/12/2017.

ESSA State Plans and Accountability Systems

On August 1, 2016, NHSA submitted comments on the Every Student Succeeds Act's NPRM on State Plans and Accountability Systems.

NHSA Comments on the Child Care Development Fund Regulations

Comments on "Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program" (Federal Register Volume 80, Number 465 (December 24, 2015)). Submitted 2/22/2016.

Draft Policy Statement on Family Engagement

Comments on the Draft Policy Statement on Family Engagement "From the Early Years to the Early Grades" prepared by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education. Submitted 1/4/16.

Fair Labor Standard Act Regulations on Overtime Eligibility

Response to "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees" (Federal Register Volume 80, Number 128 (July 6, 2015)) on Overtime Eligibility. Submitted 9/4/15

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