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Federal law for Head Start programs

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Head Start is a federally funded preschool program that offers comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and other services for children and families with lower incomes.


In 2007, the United States Congress reauthorized the Head Start program with the "Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007."


You can view the text of the reauthorized Head Start Act on the U.S. Government Printing Office Web site.