Source: U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services - August 1, 2016
Education Secretary John B. King and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell have released a Joint Letter (August 2016) supporting the Departments' recent Policy Statement on Family Engagement (May 2016). The Departments aim to support and encourage states, districts, schools, and public and private early childhood programs, including child care and Head Start, to take action to develop and implement effective family engagement policies and practices.
This letter and related resources can be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/earlylearning/index.html.