Notice of Secretary's Advisory Committee Meeting
The 1998 Head Start Reauthorization (42 U.S.C. 9844(g); section 649(g)(1) of the Head Start Act, as amended) called on the Secretary of Health and Human Services to form an independent panel of experts (i.e., an Advisory Committee) to offer advice concerning research designs that would provide a national analysis of the impact of Head Start Programs. The September 28-29, 2005 meeting provides an opportunity for the Advisory Committee to provide advice on the analysis plans for the study following the June 2005 release on the first impact findings.
Notice of Availability of the Biennial Report to Congress on the Status of Children in Head Start Programs
The Administration for Children and Families announces publication of the Biennial Report to Congress on the Status of Children in Head Start Programs, Fiscal Year (FY) 2003. The report is mandated under Section 650 of the Head Start Act, as amended, which requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit a report to Congress at least once during every two-year period on the status of children in Head Start programs. During FY 2003 more than 909,000 children were enrolled in Head Start programs including 62,000 children in Early Head Start programs serving children between birth and three years of age.
Office of Refugee Resettlement; Final Notice of Allocations to States of FY 2005 Funds for Refugee Social Services
This notice establishes the final allocations to States of FY 2005 funds for refugee \1\ social services under the Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP). The final notice reflects amounts adjusted based upon final adjustments to FY 2002, FY 2003 and FY 2004 (0ctober 1, 2001 through September 30, 2004) data submitted to ORR by States.
Family and Youth Services Bureau; Positive Youth Development State and Local Collaboration Demonstration Projects
Notice is hereby given that a noncompetitive grant supplement is being made to the following state agencies: State of Nebraska Health & Human Services, University of Kentucky Research Foundation, State of Oregon, New York Office of Children & Family Services, State of Louisiana, Iowa Dept. of Human Rights Criminal & Juvenile Justice, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Illinois Department of Human Services, Governor's Office for Children Youth & Families. The purpose of this supplement is to support collaborations between state-level agencies and local community jurisdictions regarding positive development opportunities available to young people as approved in their original planning grant.