Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/12/2020 - 6:30 PM
Type: Action
Subject: 5. Action on a Request to Approve the MPS FY20 Head Start Federal Continuation Grant and County Baseline Application
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Policy: Admin Policy 1.01 - Vision, Mission, Core Beliefs, and Goals
File Attachment:
Narrative and Budget for non-compete Head Start Federal (1,370)_FY20.pdf
Narrative and Budget for non-compete Head Start County (136)_FY20.pdf
Background: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) requires the participation--through review, feedback, and approval--of the Milwaukee Public Schools Head Start Policy Council and Milwaukee Board of School Directors in the MPS Head Start federal continuation and baseline grant application.

The Head Start federal grant and county baseline application was presented to and discussed and approved by the Policy Council on February 19, 2020.

The funded enrollment for federal MPS Head Start grant is 1,370. The funded enrollment for county MPS Head Start is 136.

The FY20 Head Start federal continuation grant and county baseline application was due March 1, 2020.
Fiscal Impact Statement: Does not authorize expenditures. The federal grant is expected to be in the amount of $8,974,184.00. The county grant is expected to be $1,579,723.00.
Implementation and Assessment Plan
Recommendation: The Administration recommends that the Board approve the submission of the 2020-2021 Head Start federal and baseline application
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Joandy Williams - Manager of Early Childhood/Head Start
Signed By:
Vickie Brown-Gurley - Interim Senior Director
Signed By:
Jeremiah Holiday - Interim Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Keith Posley, Ed.D. - Superintendent