Head Start

May 25, 2022

CLIENT ALERT: OIG Encourages Compliance Programs for Grantees and Health Care Providers Serving American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Communities

2022-11-17T17:21:05-05:00By |Categories: Blog, Client Alerts, Federal Grants, Head Start, Health Care, Training and Education|Tags: , , , |

In two recently released training modules, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG) encourages programs in Indian Country, including Head Start, Low Income Home Energy Assistance [...]

January 20, 2022

Supreme Court’s Recent COVID Vaccination Mandate Rulings May Shed Light on Fate of Head Start Vaccine Mandates

2022-03-07T08:47:30-05:00By , , , |Categories: Articles, Blog, Education, Employment, Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Head Start|Tags: , , , |

On January 13, 2022, a divided United States Supreme Court issued two landmark opinions on vaccination mandates, which may foreshadow the fate of the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children [...]

January 14, 2022

CLIENT ALERT: Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

2022-03-07T08:47:24-05:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Employment, Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Head Start, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

In a per curiam opinion, a divided United States Supreme Court stayed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS), thereby rejecting the immediate imposition of a [...]

September 15, 2021

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

2022-01-04T15:51:13-05:00By , |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 [...]

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