Head Start Designation Renewal System

Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 201 (Friday, October 16, 2020)
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 201 (Friday, October 16, 2020)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 65733]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-22960]
[[Page 65733]]
Administration for Children and Families
45 CFR Parts 1304 and 1305
RIN 0970-AC77
Head Start Designation Renewal System
AGENCY: Office of Head Start (OHS), Administration for Children and
Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
ACTION: Final rule; delay of effective date.
SUMMARY: This document delays the effective date of the final rule
entitled ``Head Start Designation Renewal System,'' published in the
Federal Register on August 28, 2020. As published, the rule was to be
effective October 27, 2020. ACF is postponing the effective date of the
rule to November 9, 2020.
DATES: The effective date for the rule amending 45 CFR parts 1304 and
1305, published at 85 FR 53189 on August 28, 2020, is delayed until
November 9, 2020.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Rathgeb, Office of Head Start,
at [email protected] or 1-866-763-6481. Deaf and hearing impaired
individuals may call the Federal Dual Party Relay Service at 1-800-877-
8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 28, 2020, ACF published a rule
refining how the Office of Head Start uses deficiencies, Classroom
Assessment Scoring System: Pre-K (CLASS[supreg]) scores, and audit
findings for designation renewal. The rule also streamlines and updates
the regulatory provisions on designation renewal to make them easier to
understand. The effective date of the rule has been delayed from
October 27, 2020, to November 9, 2020.
 Dated: October 7, 2020.
Lynn A. Johnson,
Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
 Approved: October 8, 2020.
Alex M. Azar II,
[FR Doc. 2020-22960 Filed 10-15-20; 8:45 am]