Press Releases & Statements

Head Start Applauds Congressional Champions Urging Robust FY22 Funding

May 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Head Start Applauds Congressional Champions Urging Robust FY22 Funding

Head Start Applauds Congressional Champions Urging Robust FY22 Funding 205 members of Congress on both sides of the aisle support funding to build up Head…

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Head Start Values and Approach Underpin Biden Early Learning Plan

April 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Head Start Values and Approach Underpin Biden Early Learning Plan

Head Start Values and Approach Underpin Biden Early Learning Plan President Biden seeks historic expansion of access to early learning WASHINGTON, DC – The National…

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Daunte Wright

April 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Daunte Wright

Dear Head Start community, I am devastated by the news on Sunday of Daunte Wright’s death at the hands of police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.…

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Head Start Applauds President’s Budget Proposal

April 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Head Start Applauds President’s Budget Proposal

Head Start Applauds President’s Budget Proposal Biden seeks $1.2 billion increase for Head Start and Early Head Start WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start…

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The National Head Start Association Condemns Asian Hate and Stands with Head Start’s AAPI Community

March 23, 2021 | Comments Off on The National Head Start Association Condemns Asian Hate and Stands with Head Start’s AAPI Community

The National Head Start Association stands against racism, discrimination, and hatred of any kind. We are saddened by the need to share these words again…

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Head Start Welcomes Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services

March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Head Start Welcomes Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association today congratulated Xavier Becerra upon his confirmation as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)…

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Congress Passes Emergency Spending Bill to Provide Relief to Families and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

March 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Congress Passes Emergency Spending Bill to Provide Relief to Families and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

American Rescue Plan Act includes $1 billion for Head Start and Early Head Start WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) today celebrated…

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NHSA Awards Head Start BOLD Leadership Prizes

March 9, 2021 | Comments Off on NHSA Awards Head Start BOLD Leadership Prizes

Fourteen Head Start leaders celebrated for extraordinary efforts navigating the challenges of 2020 Washington, DC — Today, the National Head Start Association awarded the Bold Leadership Prizes…

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COVID-19 Relief Uplifts Head Start in Drive to Address Child Poverty

March 3, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Relief Uplifts Head Start in Drive to Address Child Poverty

FY21 budget reconciliation bill recognizes Head Start’s critical role in addressing child poverty WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) today underscored the…

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$1 Billion in Head Start COVID-19 Relief Passes House of Representatives

March 1, 2021 | Comments Off on $1 Billion in Head Start COVID-19 Relief Passes House of Representatives

FY21 budget reconciliation bill recognizes Head Start’s critical need for COVID-19 relief WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) today expressed gratitude to…

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