Strengthening Head Start: What the Evidence Shows: Appendix A: Overview of Major Federal and State Spending for Preschool and Child Care Programs.

01/01/2004


Strengthening Head Start:  What the Evidence Shows

Appendix A

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Overview of Major Federal and State Spending for
Preschool and Child Care Programs
(Funding, in billions)
 FY 2003FY 2004
Department of Education(1)1.71.8
 
Department of Health and Human Services(2)  
CCDF/TANF/SSBG (Federal)(3)8.68.6
CCDF/TANF (State MOE & Match)(4)3.03.0
         HHS Child Care Subtotal11.611.6
 
Head Start (Federal)6.76.8
 
Estimated State Pre-Kindergarten(5)2.72.7
State Supplements to Head Start(5)0.20.2
 
Total Federal and State Spending on Pre-Kindergarten and Child Care(6)22.923.1
 
Notes:
  1. Based on estimated proportion of pre-kindergarten services provided by each program.
  2. DHHS expenditures are for children of all ages.
  3. Includes Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) mandatory and discretionary spending; Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) transfer to CCDF; TANF direct spending; Social Security Block Grant (SSBG).
  4. Includes CCDF State Maintenance of Effort (MOE) & Match; TANF MOE in excess of CCDF MOE.
  5. Based on estimates provided by states to the Head Start Bureau. State preK estimates are generally for 2002; assumed constant for 2003 and 2004.
  6. Total does not include tax expenditures ($3.5 billion estimate in 2003) or the Child and Adult Care Food Program ($1.9 billion estimate for child portion in 2003).

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