Head Start: working towards improved results for children : hearing before the Subcommittee on Education Reform of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, March 6, 2003
United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Education Reform
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Page 9 - I want to thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of this committee, for...
Page 6 - Horn served as the Commissioner For Children, Youth and Families and chief of the Children's Bureau At the Department of Health and Human Services and as a Presidential appointee to the National Commission on Children from 1990 to 1993.
Page 53 - THE HONORABLE MICHAEL N. CASTLE CHAIRMAN SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION REFORM COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE Hearing On: "HR 2210, The School Readiness Act of 2003
Page 87 - Criteria address ten components of an early childhood program: interactions among staff and children; curriculum; staff-parent interaction; staff qualifications and development; administration; staffing; physical environment; health and safety; nutrition and food service; and evaluation.
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Page 6 - From 1993 to 2001 Dr. Horn served as an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University's public policy institute and an affiliate scholar with the Hudson institute.
Page 6 - Initiative, whose mission is to improve the well-being of children by increasing the number of children growing up with involved, committed and responsible fathers in their lives.
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