ERIC Number: ED496588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
School Readiness Act of 2005. Report Together with Additional Views. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (June 16, 2005). Report 109-136
US House of Representatives
The Committee on Education and the Workforce, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 2123) to reauthorize the Head Start Act to improve the school readiness of disadvantaged children, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do pass. Amended sections include: (1) Short Title; (2) Purpose; (3) Definitions; (4) Financial Assistance for Head Start Programs; (5) Authorization; (6) Allotment of Funds: Limitations on Assistance; (7) Designation of Agencies; (8) Quality Standards; Monitoring of Head Start Agencies and Programs; (9) Powers and Functions of Head Start Agencies; (10) Local and State Integration of Early Childhood Education; (11) Head Start Alignment with K-12 Education; (12) Administrative Requirements and Standards; (13) Eligibility; (14) Early Head Start Programs; (15) Parental Consent Requirement for Nonemergency Intrusive Physical Examinations; (16) Right to Appeal; (17) Audits; (18) Technical Assistance and Training; (19) Staff Qualifications and Development; (20) Research, Demonstrations, and Evaluation; (21) Reports; (22) Limitation on Rate of Federal Funding for Compensation; (23) Limitation on Use of Funds; (24) Conforming Amendment; and (25) Effective Date; Application of Amendments.
Descriptors: Family Needs, Disadvantaged Youth, Cognitive Ability, Prereading Experience, Emotional Development, School Readiness, Federal Legislation, Educational Finance, Resource Allocation, Educational Quality, Quality Control, Early Childhood Education, Public Agencies, Elementary Secondary Education, Articulation (Education), Technical Assistance, Audits (Verification), Physical Examinations, Eligibility
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.