Head Start http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Head Start en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:01 MST Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:11:35 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss My view: Head Start programs work but need changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612949/Head-Start-programs-work-but-need-changes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612949/Head-Start-programs-work-but-need-changes.html Head Start’s comprehensive, two-generational approach helps children be socially and academically prepared for... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT My view: It's time to consider Head Start 3.0 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612123/Its-time-to-consider-Head-Start-30.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612123/Its-time-to-consider-Head-Start-30.html Head Start began as a key component of the War on Poverty. After nearly 50 years, however, the nature of poverty in America... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Is Utah really the best managed state? What would the poor say? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606406/Is-Utah-really-the-best-managed-state-What-would-the-poor-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606406/Is-Utah-really-the-best-managed-state-What-would-the-poor-say.html Gov. Gary Herbert and state legislative leaders tout Utah as the “best managed state” in the nation. The governor... Sun, 06 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Head Start vs. UPSTART http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600348/Head-Start-vs-UPSTART.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600348/Head-Start-vs-UPSTART.html Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT The problem with Halloween, from a dad's perspective http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589452/The-problem-with-Halloween-from-a-dads-perspective.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589452/The-problem-with-Halloween-from-a-dads-perspective.html The problem is that a lot of times we parents give pop culture a huge head start with our kids. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT How the federal shutdown is affecting education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587642/How-the-federal-shutdown-is-affecting-education.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587642/How-the-federal-shutdown-is-affecting-education.html The federal government shutdown hasn't caused major problems for K-12 schools and higher education yet. If it continues,... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 10:30:00 MDT Utah national parks, military workers feels bite of government shutdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587451/Utah-national-parks-military-workers-feels-bite-of-government-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587451/Utah-national-parks-military-workers-feels-bite-of-government-shutdown.html The government shutdown puts thousands of Utahns out of work and stymies the economy around the state's national parks. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:55:00 MDT For a Photoshopped world: 50 lessons I want to teach my daughter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638587/For-a-Photoshopped-world-50-lessons-I-want-to-teach-my-daughter.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638587/For-a-Photoshopped-world-50-lessons-I-want-to-teach-my-daughter.html I have a daughter. I ache to give her a head start in this Pinterest, Photoshopped world. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT Head Start begins to feel impact of sequestration cuts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587030/Head-Start-begins-to-feel-impact-of-sequestration-cuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587030/Head-Start-begins-to-feel-impact-of-sequestration-cuts.html Polling indicates most Americans think more must be done to get kids ready for kindergarten, yet federal sequestration... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:00:00 MDT 12-year-old girl gives back by translating for Spanish speakers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584066/12-year-old-girl-gives-back-by-translating-for-Spanish-speakers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584066/12-year-old-girl-gives-back-by-translating-for-Spanish-speakers.html Head Start alumnus Sarah Ortega, 12, gives back by translating for Spanish-speaking families who take part in Salt Lake... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 20:13:25 MDT Obama: Flight delay fix a 'Band-Aid' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628135/Obama-Flight-delay-fix-a-Band-Aid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628135/Obama-Flight-delay-fix-a-Band-Aid.html President Barack Obama says the congressional fix for widespread flight delays is an irresponsible way to govern, but he's... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:44:16 MDT Dick Harmon: Star Lotulelei, Ziggy Ansah are worthy of the draft recognition they'll receive Thursday night http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578903/Star-Lotulelei-Ziggy-Ansah-are-worthy-of-the-draft-recognition-theyll-receive-Thursday-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578903/Star-Lotulelei-Ziggy-Ansah-are-worthy-of-the-draft-recognition-theyll-receive-Thursday-night.html When the 2013 NFL draft kicks off Thursday, Utah's big defensive tackle and BYU's quick defensive end are expected to be... Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:05:00 MDT Letters: Head Start not worth it http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625864/Head-Start-not-worth-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625864/Head-Start-not-worth-it.html A study done by the federal government found that while Head Start participation benefited children's learning and... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Legislature should revisit early education program issue http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625685/Legislature-should-revisit-early-education-program-issue.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625685/Legislature-should-revisit-early-education-program-issue.html Sun, 31 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT President Obama's State of the Union speech touches off renewed debate about pre-K programs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575620/President-Obamas-State-of-the-Union-speech-touches-off-renewed-debate-about-pre-K-programs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575620/President-Obamas-State-of-the-Union-speech-touches-off-renewed-debate-about-pre-K-programs.html President Barack Obama's proposals for improving early childhood education during his State of the Union address last month... Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:58:16 MDT Lawmakers: Obama wooing might break budget logjam http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624319/Lawmakers-Obama-wooing-might-break-budget-logjam.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624319/Lawmakers-Obama-wooing-might-break-budget-logjam.html Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Barack Obama's courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between... Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:02:10 MDT High school baseball: David Kocher double caps amazing Highland comeback on opening day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575088/High-school-baseball-David-Kocher-double-caps-amazing-Highland-comeback-on-opening-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575088/High-school-baseball-David-Kocher-double-caps-amazing-Highland-comeback-on-opening-day.html The Highland Rams started off their season with a bang. They came from behind in the top of the sixth inning to score six... Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:10:00 MST New plan unveiled to fund public preschool with private dollars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574828/New-plan-unveiled-to-fund-public-preschool-with-private-dollars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574828/New-plan-unveiled-to-fund-public-preschool-with-private-dollars.html Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, said his proposed bill would create public-private partnerships in which private investors... Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:40:00 MST 5 ways the sequester hurts women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574331/5-ways-the-sequester-hurts-women.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574331/5-ways-the-sequester-hurts-women.html Explanation of the sequester and how the accompanying budget cuts will hurt women and children. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:10:21 MST Obama's pre-school proposal: Can it work? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574108/Obamas-pre-school-proposal-Can-it-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574108/Obamas-pre-school-proposal-Can-it-work.html President Barack Obama's proposal to increase the availability of preschool for U.S. children raises hopes and fears. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:09:32 MST States' choices set up national experiment with President Obama's health care overhaul http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622695/States-choices-set-up-national-experiment-with-President-Obamas-health-care-overhaul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622695/States-choices-set-up-national-experiment-with-President-Obamas-health-care-overhaul.html President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is unfolding as a national experiment with American consumers as the guinea... Sat, 16 Feb 2013 11:00:45 MST Obama proposes expansion to preschool programs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573168/Obama-proposes-expansion-to-preschool-programs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573168/Obama-proposes-expansion-to-preschool-programs.html In his State of the Union speech, President Obama proposed expansions to preschool programs for low- and middle-income... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:15:59 MST Utah governor takes his education message to Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572270/Utah-governor-takes-his-education-message-to-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572270/Utah-governor-takes-his-education-message-to-Congress.html Six days into the 2013 Utah legislative session Gov. Gary Herbert said he is not wavering from his economy-first approach to... Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:15:00 MST Former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps using 2012 season to improve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566585/Former-BYU-quarterback-Jake-Heaps-using-2012-season-to-improve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566585/Former-BYU-quarterback-Jake-Heaps-using-2012-season-to-improve.html Former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps is still waiting to resume his college football career. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:58:51 MST Mitt Romney's fundraising edging closer to President Barack Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556048/Mitt-Romneys-fundraising-edging-closer-to-President-Barack-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556048/Mitt-Romneys-fundraising-edging-closer-to-President-Barack-Obama.html After lagging behind during the primary fight, Romney's fundraising accelerated in April, as Republicans consolidated behind... Fri, 18 May 2012 09:18:59 MDT Letter:: Thank you, Head Start program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566372/Thank-you-Head-Start-program.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566372/Thank-you-Head-Start-program.html The Head Start program made a huge difference when I needed to get ready to learn how to learn. I am now a University of Utah... Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT Wild eager to give Zucker head start on NHL career http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563921/Wild-eager-to-give-Zucker-head-start-on-NHL-career.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563921/Wild-eager-to-give-Zucker-head-start-on-NHL-career.html The bright spot at the end of this three-month nosedive for the Minnesota Wild is a strong, deep group of prospects set to... Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:54:44 MDT Readers' forum: Ban Head Start http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765559019/Ban-Head-Start.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765559019/Ban-Head-Start.html Head Start was established in 1965, and it currently spends about $8 billion a year on early childhood development services... Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 MDT Early hearing tests used to screen for problems http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552394/Early-hearing-tests-used-to-screen-for-problems.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552394/Early-hearing-tests-used-to-screen-for-problems.html Jihovana Sandoval-Salas is a 1-year-old girl who is all smiles and bright, brown eyes, but six months ago her mother grew... Sun, 19 Feb 2012 22:05:48 MST Early hearing tests used to screen for problems http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551334/Early-hearing-tests-used-to-screen-for-problems.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551334/Early-hearing-tests-used-to-screen-for-problems.html Jihovana Sandoval-Salas is a 1-year-old girl who is all smiles and bright, brown eyes, but six months ago her mother grew... Thu, 16 Feb 2012 09:56:52 MST Volunteers distribute bags of holiday goods for families http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396180/Volunteers-distribute-bags-of-holiday-goods-for-families.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396180/Volunteers-distribute-bags-of-holiday-goods-for-families.html Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:22:43 MST AP Newsbreak: 9 states to win early learning grant http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207581/AP-Newsbreak-9-states-to-win-early-learning-grant.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207581/AP-Newsbreak-9-states-to-win-early-learning-grant.html Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in... Fri, 16 Dec 2011 07:21:36 MST Safety violations found at Head Start centers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206547/Safety-violations-found-at-Head-Start-centers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206547/Safety-violations-found-at-Head-Start-centers.html A machete left near an outdoor play area. Household chemicals accessible to preschoolers. Widespread failures to conduct... Mon, 12 Dec 2011 23:48:13 MST Safety violations found at Head Start centers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206504/Safety-violations-found-at-Head-Start-centers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206504/Safety-violations-found-at-Head-Start-centers.html A machete left near an outdoor play area. Household chemicals accessible to preschoolers. Widespread failures to conduct... Mon, 12 Dec 2011 22:25:36 MST Students from Crescent View Middle School make special deliveries to several charities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395697/Students-from-Crescent-View-Middle-School-make-special-deliveries-to-several-charities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395697/Students-from-Crescent-View-Middle-School-make-special-deliveries-to-several-charities.html Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:48:25 MST Breaking out — Can preschool help children escape poverty? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201413/Breaking-out-2-Can-preschool-help-children-escape-poverty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201413/Breaking-out-2-Can-preschool-help-children-escape-poverty.html At Head Start, a federally funded preschool program for low-income children, Rosa is learning basics: counting, colors, how... Sat, 26 Nov 2011 13:00:00 MST Head Start programs to be held accountable, says Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196274/Head-Start-programs-to-be-held-accountable-says-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196274/Head-Start-programs-to-be-held-accountable-says-Obama.html When President Obama announced a change in policy for early childhood education programs Tuesday, the response was typical.... Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:23:56 MST Preschoolers get a head start with help from older students http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705392731/Preschoolers-get-a-head-start-with-help-from-older-students.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705392731/Preschoolers-get-a-head-start-with-help-from-older-students.html Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:22:49 MDT Hasselbeck watches, Locker works early for Titans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700167170/Hasselbeck-watches-Locker-works-early-for-Titans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700167170/Hasselbeck-watches-Locker-works-early-for-Titans.html Rookie Jake Locker has a head start on veteran Matt Hasselbeck with the Tennessee Titans, and the quarterback plans to make... Sat, 30 Jul 2011 14:15:22 MDT U.S. Ski Team concludes triathlon with speed skating http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700152044/US-Ski-Team-concludes-triathlon-with-speed-skating.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700152044/US-Ski-Team-concludes-triathlon-with-speed-skating.html Wearing a red formal dress and foam tiara, two-time Olympic Alpine skier Stacey Cook wobbled a bit as she tried to slow down... Fri, 15 Jul 2011 20:44:37 MDT Donors promise $4 billion to global vaccines body http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143825/Donors-promise-4-billion-to-global-vaccines-body.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143825/Donors-promise-4-billion-to-global-vaccines-body.html Mon, 13 Jun 2011 09:55:29 MDT Murder trial for evangelist's security head starts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700130054/Murder-trial-for-evangelists-security-head-starts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700130054/Murder-trial-for-evangelists-security-head-starts.html The defense attorney for an Illinois man accused of killing his wife and two sons disputed accusations from prosecutors the... Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:35:25 MDT Photos: 'Random Act of Art' brings knitters together http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369041/Photos-Random-Act-of-Art-brings-knitters-together.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369041/Photos-Random-Act-of-Art-brings-knitters-together.html Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:11:24 MDT Homeless initiative means there's extra room at the inn http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705368067/Homeless-initiative-means-theres-extra-room-at-the-inn.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705368067/Homeless-initiative-means-theres-extra-room-at-the-inn.html Sun, 06 Mar 2011 23:48:25 MST Proposed cuts to CDBG program worries Utah leaders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705367872/Proposed-cuts-to-CDBG-program-worries-Utah-leaders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705367872/Proposed-cuts-to-CDBG-program-worries-Utah-leaders.html Wed, 02 Mar 2011 15:44:53 MST The i(Pad)s of March: Apple plans tablet event http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112648/The-iPads-of-March-Apple-plans-tablet-event.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112648/The-iPads-of-March-Apple-plans-tablet-event.html March Madness could take on a whole new meaning if Apple gives the world another iPad next week. Wed, 23 Feb 2011 15:05:30 MST Jerry Jones outlines search for next Cowboys coach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700095311/Jerry-Jones-outlines-search-for-next-Cowboys-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700095311/Jerry-Jones-outlines-search-for-next-Cowboys-coach.html Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has had nearly two months to get a head start on hiring his next coach. He says he's put it to good... Mon, 27 Dec 2010 15:59:06 MST Gators, Canes searching in same coaching circles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090203/Gators-Canes-searching-in-same-coaching-circles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090203/Gators-Canes-searching-in-same-coaching-circles.html Florida and Miami used to play annually, a once-heated rivalry that made other series look tame, and they still vie for top... Thu, 09 Dec 2010 15:09:12 MST