Summary: H.R.778 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/10/2005)

Head Start Accountability Act of 2005 - Amends the Head Start Act to require additional accountability measures for Head Start agencies, including: (1) agency designation period limits; (2) redesignation priorities; (3) local oversight boards; (4) administrative and financial management standards; (5) delegate agency evaluations and corrective actions; (6) shorter deadlines for agency corrective actions; (7) revised notice and hearing procedures for assistance suspensions, terminations, or reductions; and (8) annual audits. Prohibits recipients from using Head Start assistance to appeal any decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services under the Act.