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Head Start

September 15, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Head Start Programs

2021-10-04T15:42:11-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , , |

The Biden administration plans to initiate rulemaking requiring all Head Start and Early Head Start teachers and staff to receive COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to allow schools to open safely. The Office [...]

June 15, 2021

FTLF Partners Present at Head Start Region IV Virtual Leadership Summit

2021-09-24T16:09:13-04:00By |Categories: Education, Federal Grants, Firm News, Head Start, Speaking Engagements|Tags: , , , |

FTLF attorneys Nicole Bacon, Dianne Pledgie, and Ted Waters will present at this year’s annual Head Start Region IV Virtual Leadership Summit. FTLF Manager Partner Ted Waters will deliver the keynote speech on Wednesday, [...]

August 31, 2020

CLIENT ALERT: OHS Updates the Long-Standing Designation Renewal System

2021-09-24T16:14:23-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants, Firm News, Head Start|Tags: , , , |

On August 28, 2020, the Office of Head Start (OHS) published a Final Rule, which updated the Designation Renewal System (DRS). Originally established in 2011, the DRS, which is comprised of seven conditions, [...]

August 21, 2020

Be Counted, Be Heard, and Positively Impact Your Organization’s Future: Why The 2020 Census Matters for Head Start Programs and Other Federal Grantees

2021-09-24T16:09:36-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , |

The U.S. Constitution requires the nation’s population to be counted every ten years through the nationwide census. It is not too late to encourage the population whom you serve to participate in the [...]

May 13, 2020

Making Decisions About Property During COVID-19: Why Your Head Start Program Needs to Understand Federal Interest

2021-11-03T17:24:03-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , , |

You may think you don’t have grant-related property questions, but you just might: What facility issues should you consider during the COVID-19 pandemic? The COVID-19 pandemic places many organizations in the position of [...]

April 15, 2020

CLIENT ALERT: ACF Issues CARES Act Program Instruction

2021-09-24T16:14:26-04:00By , |Categories: Blog, Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , , , , |

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the agency that oversees the Office of Head Start (OHS), released guidance on the CARES Act funding for Head [...]

April 02, 2020

Head Start Provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act of 2020

2021-11-03T17:41:08-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , , , |

On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, which is aimed at addressing the COVID-19 pandemic through over $2 trillion in spending on public health, [...]

October 11, 2019

New GAO Report Finds Potential Fraud in Head Start Programs

2021-09-24T16:10:00-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , , |

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released the results of a study to identify problems with Head Start program eligibility screening. What did they find? Out of 15 programs, seven correctly determined ineligibility, [...]

October 01, 2019

FTLF Partner Nicole M. Bacon Elected President of Federal Bar Association’s DC Chapter

2021-11-05T18:35:27-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Washington, DC – Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is pleased to announce Partner Nicole M. Bacon’s new leadership role as the President of the Federal Bar Association’s DC Chapter, effective October 1, 2019. [...]