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Virginia Head Start Parents

  • How do I get my child into a Head Start Program?
  • What are the eligibility requirements?
  • How do I find a Head Start Program in my area?

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2013 Kids Count

The Annie E. Casey Foundation and Voices for Virginia’s Children 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book, released June 2013, provides national and state-by-state data on key indicators of child well-being.

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Virginia Head Start Staff Highlights

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bullet  Annual Conference was a success! Conf. materials and photos are posted.

bullet  Directors Council registration now open!

bullet  Elmore Scholarship Application Period Open! Learn more about this scholarship for parents and staff and apply before May 16, 2014.

bullet  Dawn Ault Selected as VAHSA Executive Director

bullet How sequester cuts divided the winners from the losers -- including Head Start children -- Washinton Post, Dec 2013

bullet Bipartisan Budget Act Passed -- info from NHSA

bullet Forecasted Funding Opportunities -- Administration for Children and Families

bullet Budget Deal Reached

 bullet Strong Start for America’s Children Act

bullet  Yvette Sanchez Fuentes to leave post. Read more.

bullet  Nov 2103 Health Institute materials are posted on the Past Events Archives page.

bullet  Read the Letter on the Well-being of Virginia’s Children, sent to Virginia Candidates for office.

bullet  Grants are now available for a variety of programs. See the grant page.

bullet  In the news: Sequestration could affect Va. Head Start | Group fights budget cuts on Head Start

bullet  Empty Seats = Lost Opportunities Read more.

bullet  In the news: The Numbers Are In: Sequestration Cuts 57,000 Kids From Head Start

bullet  Read "Give our Children a Head Start" an Op Ed in the Roanoke Times.

bullet  Center for Nonprofit Advancement Honors NVFS with 2013 Board Leadership Award

bullet  New President of Ford Foundation is Head Start graduate

bullet  Employer Mandated Health Insurance Delayed Until 2015

bullet  South remains the epicenter of U.S. child poverty crisis (southernstudies.org)

bullet  Sequestration news

bullet  VAHSA 2012 Annual Report

bullet What is Peace? from Childcare Exchange

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To see a complete listing of events, visit the VaHSA Calendar.


To see a complete listing of events, visit the VaHSA Calendar.
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