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Press Release: HSC Urges Legislature & Governor to Agree on Budget that Supports Head Start

Jun 09, 2021

Press Release: California Lawmakers Urge Funding for Head Start, Serving Most Vulnerable Children

Jun 04, 2021

Press Release: Over 50 CA Orgs Call for Funding for Head Start


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Op-Ed from Leading Child Childcare Expert Evidence matters. Dr. Michael Olenick’s summary of the history of childcare expansion efforts, and the research of how different policy…

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California Budget Update It’s been a hectic few weeks. We did not get our $50M budget request for Head Start. Not yet! However,…

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Press Release: Head Start California Urges Legislature and Governor to Agree on Budget that Supports Head Start Programs     Current proposal could leave out 60% of Head Start programs, which serve over 70% of Head Start children…