The Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee held a hearing May 16 on the Healthy Start program. It aims to reduce infant mortality in areas with high infant-death rates.
In Federal Agencies
The Department of Education published its semiannual regulatory agenda in the May 13 Federal Register. The notice lists all pending education rules and gives a timetable for completing them.
Head Start Fellows
The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed rules for a new professional-development program for Head Start staff. The notice appeared in the May 15 Federal Register; comments are due by July 15.