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104 STAT. 1238 PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 Tri?£? Subtitle B—Head Start Transition Project Project Act. 42 USC 9801 SEC. 131. SHORT TITLE. note. This subtitle may be cited as the "Head Start Transition Project Act". 42 USC 9855. SEC. 132. DEFINITIONS. As used in this subtitle: (1) DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE CURRICULUM. — The term "developmentally appropriate curriculum" means a curriculum that is appropriate for the child's ajge and all areas of the individual child's development, including educational, physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and communication. (2) FAMILY SERVICES COORDINATOR.— The term "family services coordinator" means an individual who is trained to assist families in obtaining supportive services. Such individual may be an existing employee of the local educational agency or Head Start agency. (3) HEAD START AGENCY. — The term "Head Start agency" means any agency designated as a Head Start agency under the Head Start Act. (4) LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY.—The term "local educational agency" has the same meaning given such term in section 1471(12) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (5) SECRETARY. — The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. (6) SUPPORTIVE SERVICE. — The term "supportive service" means service that will enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of low-income children, including providing necessary support to the parents of such children and other family members. 42 USC 9855a. SEC. 133. HEAD START TRANSITION GRANTS. (a) IN GENERAL.—W ith funds made available under section 639(c) of the Head Start Act to carry out this subtitle, the Secretary may make demonstration grants to Head Start agencies and local educational agencies to develop and operate programs that assist lowincome elementary school students grades kindergarten through 3 (giving priority to students entering their first year of elementary school) and their families in— (1) obtaining supportive services that build on the strength of families, including health, immunization, mental health, nutrition, parenting education, literacy, and social services (including substance abuse treatment, education, and prevention services); and (2) supporting the active involvement of parents in the education of their children. (b) TERM OF GRANT. —Each grant awarded under this subtitle shall be for a period of 3 years and shall be not less than $200,000. 42 USC 9855b. SEC. 134. ELIGIBILITY. \ (a) HEAD START AGENCY.— A Head Start agency shall be eligible for a grant under this subtitle if such Head Start agency has formed a consortium with one or more local educational agencies that received funds under part A of chapter 1 of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and that serves children who have been served by such Head Start agency.