ERIC Number: ED334301
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar-12
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S.619. A Bill To Establish a Link-up for Learning Demonstration Grant Program To Provide Coordinated Services to At-Risk Youth.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document comprises a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate to make demonstration grants to eligible entities to improve the educational performance of at-risk students. The proposed legislation, which, if enacted, is to be called the "Link-up for Learning Demonstration Grant Act," is also intended to foster planning, coordination, and collaboration among local, county, state, and federal education and other student support service agencies and levels of government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector in service to at-risk youth. The purposes of the Act include the following: (1) removing barriers to at-risk students' learning; (2) coordinating and enhancing the effectiveness of educational support services; (3) replicating and disseminating programs of high-quality coordinated support services; (4) increasing parental educational involvement; (5) improving the capacity of school and support services personnel to collaborate; (6) integrating services, regulations, databases, eligibility procedures, and funding sources whenever possible; and (7) focusing school and community resources on prevention and early intervention strategies to address student needs holistically. The bill includes the following sections: (1) short title; (2) findings; (3) purposes; (4) grants authorized; (5) eligibility; (6) target population; (7) authorized activities; (8) applications; (9) federal interagency task force; (10) study; (12) payments, federal share; (13) definitions; and (14) authorization of funds. (AF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Compensatory Education, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Grants, High Risk Students, Student Needs, Student Welfare
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.