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United States Head Start by the Numbers: 2009 PIR Profile.

ERIC Descriptors: Pregnancy; Children; Disadvantaged Youth; Females; Enrollment; Federal Programs; Early Childhood Education; Preschool Children; Health Services; Migrants

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This fact sheet is based on the 2009 Program Information Report (PIR) data, which all Head Start programs are required to complete on an annual basis. The total number of grantees/delegates for 2009 was 2,574 of which 727 were Early Head Start grantees/delegates, 1,787 Head Start (preschool) grantees/delegates and 60 migrant/seasonal grantees/delegates. The total actual enrollment reached 1,056,789 which consisted of children and pregnant women. The total number of families served was 967,764 of which 57% were single-parent families. The total number of staff for this year were 226,448 of which 55,896 were teachers. (Contains 14 endnotes.)

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Date:Nov 1, 2010
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