ERIC Number: ED315189
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun-12
Reference Count: N/A
S.123. A Bill To Provide Financial Assistance to States and Localities for High Quality Early Childhood Development Programs for Prekindergarten Children, and for Other Purposes. 101st Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document presents the amended text of S. 123, cited as "Smart Start: The Community Collaborative for Early Childhood Development Act of 1989," a bill to provide financial assistance to states and localities for high quality early childhood development programs for prekindergarten children. Sections concern: (1) the short title and table of contents; (2) statement of findings and purpose; (3) definitions; (4) program authorization; (5) eligibility for federal assistance; (6) allotments to states; (7) locality and within-state allocation; (8) planning grants; (9) state advisory task forces; (10) lead state agencies; (11) state applications and state plans; (12) local policy groups; (13) local plans and applications; (14) eligible children and families; (15) use of funds; (16) minimum standards; (17) federal administrative provisions; (18) evaluation; (19) nondiscrimination; (20) payments, the nonfederal share, supplementation of funding; and (21) records and audits. (RH)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Facilities, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Government Role, Limited English Speaking, Parent Education, Preschool Children, State Government, Year Round Schools
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.