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The Final Rule on Head Start Eligibility codifies statutory eligibility requirements revised in the Improving Head Start Act of 2007 and strengthens procedures programs use to determine eligibility. It provides programs with clear instructions on how to determine if families are either income or categorically eligible for Head Start services. The Rule provides a balanced…

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We often hear studies on the nightly news about how stress affects the health of adults, leading to an increase in heart disease, cancer, and other chronic conditions. Until recently, less research has been available on how stress affects children. But the field is growing. The U.S. Administration for Children and Families has launched a…

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