NHSA Releases Two Generations Together – Head Start Models

January 26, 2015

Washington, DC – NHSA, in partnership with Ascend at the Aspen Institute, released “Two Generations Together” a case study report highlighting the exceptional efforts of…

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Statement on Senate Passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014

November 17, 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…

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

May 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Senate Committee passed the Strong Start for America’s Children Act. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, Executive…

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Statement on Senate HELP Strong Start Act Hearing

April 10, 2014

Washington, DC— The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, legislation to expand…

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Statement on Passing of Dr. Robert Cooke

February 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Dr. Robert Cooke, a pediatrician who worked with Presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson to create Head…

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Head Start Parent to Congress: “Early Education Must Be Top Priority in Federal Budget”

June 26, 2013

Washington, DC – Head Start parent Shavon Collier testified before the Senate Budget Committee, emphasizing the overwhelming impact that present-day budget decisions will have on…

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