Policy Statements

Learn about policy statements that relate to early learning and may affect the migrant education community.

Joint Policy Statement on Meeting the Needs of Families with Young Children Experiencing and At Risk of Homelessness

Policy
January 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Education (ED) released an inter-agency policy statement on early childhood homelessness.


Expulsion and Suspension Policies in Early Childhood Settings

Policy
December 10, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education released a policy statement with a goal of increasing the "inclusion of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities in high-quality early childhood programs."

Supporting Dual Language Learners in Early Learning Settings

Policy
June 2, 2016

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED) announced a new policy statement on "better supporting our country's youngest dual language learners (DLLs) in early childhood programs."

Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs

Policy
September 14, 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education released a policy statement with a goal of increasing the "inclusion of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities in high-quality early childhood programs."