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^-^ PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 104 STAT. 1239 (b) LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY. —A local educational agency shall be eligible for a grant under this subtitle if such agency receives funds under part A of chapter 1 of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and has formed a consortium with one or more Head Start agencies serving children who will enroll in any elementary school located within the school district of such local educational agency. (c) Ckx)PERATiNG AGENCY. — A nonprofit agency or institution of higher education with experience in child development may participate in any consortium formed under subsection (a) or (b) in developing, operating, and evaluating programs assisted under this subtitle. (d) FOLLOW THROUGH GRANTEES.— A local educational agency that is receiving assistance through a program under the Follow Through Act shall also be eligible for a grant under this subtitle if such agency meets the requirements of subsection (b). SEC. 135. REQUIREMENTS. Grant programs. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall award grants under this Urban areas, subtitle to Head Start agencies and local educational agencies in 42 USC 9855c. both rural and urban areas. (b) SPECIAL RULE.— The Secretary shall award at least one grant to one eligible applicant in each State before the Secretary may award a second grant within any one State. (c) CONSIDERATION.—In awarding grants under this subtitle, the Secretary shall consider— (1) the commitment of the Head Start agency and local educational agency to the program for which assistance under this subtitle is requested; (2) the quality of the Head Start program operated by a Head Start agency desiring financial assistance under this subtitle, as measured by compliance with Head Start program performance standards; (3) the proportion of low-income children in the school attendance area where the program assisted under this subtitle will be located; (4) the suitability of the proposed program for replication in other locations; (5) the quality of information and plans in the application; and (6) the commitment of the community to the proposed program, as evidenced by additional resources, in cash and in kind, available to the applicant to support the program. (d) PRIORITY.— The Secretary shall give priority to applicants that will operate a progrsim under this subtitle at a school designated for a schoolwide project under section 1015(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. SEC. 136. APPLICATION. 42 USC 9855d. (a) IN GENERAL. —Each Head Start agency or local educational agency desiring a grant under this subtitle shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and accompanied by such information as the Secretary may reasonably require. Each such application shall include— (1) a description of the activities and services for which assistance is sought; (2) a description of members of the consortium established in accordance with section 134, including any cooperating agency; (3) a self-assessment of the Head Start agency's and local educational agency's programs to address the health, immuniza-