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.

Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Revisions

Response to the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations: Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2017-0300). Submitted 2/12/2020.

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Improving Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care: RFI

Response to the “Improving Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care: Request for Information” (RFI). Submitted 12/2/2019.

Head Start (HS) Connects

Comment on proposed changes to the Head Start (HS) Connects: Individualizing and Connecting Families to Family Support Services that have been submitted for OMB Review (Federal Register. Vol. 84, No. 195, p. 53737-8. Tues, October 8, 2019). Submitted 11/1/2019

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Designation Renewal System

Comments in response to the proposed rule change “Head Start Designation Renewal System,” published on August 13, 2019 (84 FR39996). Submitted 8/27/2019.

Revision of Categorical Eligibility in SNAP

Regarding the U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking,“Revision of Categorical Eligibility on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Submitted 9/23/2019.

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The Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey

Comment on proposed changes to the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES 2020) that have been submitted for OMB Review (Federal Register. Vol. 84, No. 136, p33946-7). Submitted 7/31/2019.

Housing and Community Development Act of 1980

Comments on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed rule regarding the implementation of Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980. Submitted 7/9/2019.

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Head Start Connects: Family Support Services

Comment on the proposed collection of case studies via Head Start Connects: Individualizing and Connecting Families to Family Support Services (Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 117, Page 28303-4. Tuesday, June 18, 2019). Submitted 7/9/2019.

Training and Technical Assistance Survey

Response to the Survey of Head Start Grantees on Training and Technical Assistance (Federal Register. Vol. 84, No. 117, Page 28306-28307). Submitted 7/10/2019.

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