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Statement: President Obama Announces Plan to Extend Head Start

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- National Head Start Association Statement President Obama’s FY16 Budget to Expand Access to High-Quality Early EducationWill include funding to increase duration of Head Start to a full school day and year

National Head Start Association Applauds FY’15 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Solid funding level enables centers to maintain current services under ever-rising costs

Statement on Senate Passage of Reauthorization of CCDBG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  National Head Start Association Statement on Senate Passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.– The House and Senate have passed, and the President is expected to sign, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association: 

National Head Start Association Statement on Senate Passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The House and Senate have passed, and the President is expected to sign, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association: 

NHSA Announces Partnership with Imagination Foundation and Lakeshore Learning

The National Head Start Association and the Imagination Foundation, in Partnership with Lakeshore Learning, Announce their Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action in Early STEM Education

NHSA Teams up with Sesame Workshop and Ounce of Prevention Fund for New Initiative

SESAME WORKSHOP AND OUNCE OF PREVENTION FUND TEAM UP FOR NEW PARENT AND CHILD ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE Partnership and Commitment to Action Announced at CGI America Meeting

NHSA Statement on Passing of Maya Angelou

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WASHINGTON, D.C. –The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association: 

Statement on Senate Committee Passage of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Head Start Association Statement on Senate Committee Passage of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that she is leaving her post. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association: 

Aspen Institute Names NHSA to National Network to Disrupt Poverty for Children and Parents

Washington, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) today was named a member of the Aspen Institute Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using two-generation approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families.

Statement on Resignation of HHS Secretary Sebelius

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that she is leaving her post. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association: 

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