Amendment allows families displaced because of Hurricane Katrina to enroll their children under the age of 5 in Head Start.


An amendment numbered 11 printed in House Report 109-229 to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to assist Head Start programs in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. Requires the Secretary to provide additional technical assistance, guidance, and resources to Head Start agencies in affected areas, waives documentation requirements for six months, and provides the Secretary with waiver authority to exempt programs from providing their local match.

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