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PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 104 STAT. 1241 families previously served under the Head Start Act, part B of chapter 1 of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Even Start), or comparable early childhood development programs; (9) a description of the supportive services to be provided, directly or through referral; (10) a plan to ensure the smooth transition of children served under the Head Start Act, part B of chapter 1 of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Even Start), Education of the Handicapped Act of 1975, and comparable early childhood development programs to elementary schools; (11) assurances that, and a plan describing how, families will be involved in the design and operation of the program assisted under this subtitle; (12) a description of the Federal and non-Federal resources that will be used to carry out the program; (13) if the applicant has applied for, or is receiving, assistance through a program under the Follow Through Act— (A) a description of the activities that will be funded under this subtitle and the activities that will be funded with assistance provided under the Follow Through Act; and (B) a description of the manner in which activities funded under this subtitle and activities funded with assistance provided under the Follow Through Act will be coordinated within the elementary school; (14) assurances that the supportive services team described in paragraph (4) will be equipped to assist children and families with limited English proficiency and disabilities, if appropriate; (15) a plan describing how the program assisted under this subtitle will be sustained, with chapter 1 funding or other Federal and non-Federal funding sources, after the grant has expired; (16) program goals; and (17) such other information as the Secretary may reasonably require. (b) SPECIAL RULE. — Each supportive services team developed pursuant to paragraph (4) of subsection (a) shall include at least 1 family service coordinator for every 35 children to be served. SEC. 137. EVALUATION AND REPORT. 42 USC 9855e. (a) EVALUATION.— The Secretary shall, through grants, contracts Grant programs. or cooperative agreements, provide for the continuing evaluation of Government the programs assisted under this subtitle in order to determine the effectiveness of such programs in achieving stated goals, the impact of such programs on related programs, and the implications of the design and operation of such programs for the effective delivery of services. (b) LOCAL EVALUATION AND INFORMATION.— (1) REQUIREMENT.— Each Head Start agency or local educational agency receiving a grant under this subtitle shall carry out an evaluation of the program assisted under this subtitle in order to determine the effectiveness of the program in achieving stated goals, the impact of the program on the families served and the community, the problems encountered in the design and operation of the program and ways in which such problems were addressed, and the impact of the program on the Head Start agency and local educational agency. (2) INFORMATION.— Each Head Start agency or local educational agency receiving a grant under this subtitle shall furnish to the Secretary any information the Secretary ahail