Early Learning: U.S. education committee calls for strengthening Head Start

| January 28, 2015

January 21, 2015 • By Susan FreyEdSource

The U.S. House of Representatives education committee released a white paper Wednesday that calls for strengthening the federal Head Start preschool program by coordinating existing early learning programs, improving quality and enhancing parental involvement.

“Quality early childhood education plays an important role in the health and success of the nation’s most vulnerable children,” the white paper states. “Recognizing the very real fiscal challenges facing the country, policymakers have a responsibility to examine and reform existing early care and education programs before creating new programs and promises.”

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Category: Child Welfare, Education

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