Even Start Family Literacy

Published: 10/26/2012 10:07 AM


Even Start Family Literacy program has ended.  The program provided intensive family literacy services that integrated learning activities for parents and children, helping parents to become active partners in their children's education, and children to achieve a high level of success in school and life.


Even Start Statute William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Programs.
Even Start Guidance document is designed to assist States and local programs in understanding, administering, and implementing the Even Start program.
Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998 reinstated categorical eligibility for pre-kindergarten Even Start participants participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), beginning October 1, 1998.
Building a Strong Foundation for School Success includes the following: Kentucky Early Childhood Standards which describes what children should know and be able to do; the Kentucky Early Childhood Continuous Assessment Guide which outlines how to appropriately measure a childs progress on the Early Childhood Standards; the Kentucky Early Childhood Quality Self-Study a tool to provide direction for program improvement, and; the Parent Guides to the Early Childhood Standards provide a vehicle to help parents understand what the Early Childhood Standards are, what the Early Childhood Standards mean to them and their child(ren), and what they can do to support the healthy growth and development of their child(ren).
Statewide Evaluation Literacy Investment for Tomorrow (LIFT) –Missouri is providing a statewide evaluation design for a performance-based logic model focused on the Kentucky Family Literacy Performance Indicators.
Informational resources for Even Start fiscal management.

Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) are codified U.S. Department of Education regulations (or rules) of general applicability that are published in the Federal Register and Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). 
National Even Start Evaluation page includes analysis and highlights from previous national evaluations.
Bill Buchanan
Office of Next-Generation Learners
Division of Program Standards
500 Mero Street, 17th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-7056
Fax (502) 564-1984