Preschool & Head Start

New Head Start Proposal Seeks to Cut Transportation Red Tape

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced a proposed rule that would extend the Head Start calendar to a full school day and school year, requiring more collaboration than ever with transportation services and focusing on program improvement rather than redundant requirements.

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Obama Budget Targets Early Childhood Education

A $1.5-billion increase to Head Start programs in President Obama’s FY 2016 budget would extend classroom time to a full school day and school year, which the National Head Start Association called a “historic milestone.” But what the increases to early childhood education might mean for transportation remain to be seen.

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