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PUBLIC LAW 101-645—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4737 (A) by striking "and" at the end of subparagraph (A); (B)(i) by inserting "prompt" before "resolution" in subparagraph (B); and (ii) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (B) and inserting a semicolon; and (C) by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs: "(C) develop programs for school personnel (including principals, attendance officers, teachers, and enrollment personnel), to heighten the awareness of such personnel of the specific educational needs of runaway and homeless youths; and "(D) ensure that homeless children and homeless youths who meet the relevsmt eligibility criteria are able to participate in Federal, State, or local food programs."; "(E) ensure that homeless children and homeless youths who meet the relevant eligibility criteria are able to participate in Federal, State, or local before- and after-school care programs and provide for the disclosure of data concerning the participation of such children in such programs in plans submitted by the State after the initial plan of the State; "(F) address problems set forth in the report provided to the Secretary under subsection (d)(3); "(G) address problems with respect to the education of homeless children and homeless youths, including problems caused by- "(i) transportation issues; and "(ii) enrollment delays which are caused by— "(I) immunization requirements; "(II) residency requirements; "(III) lack of birth certificates, school records, or other documentation; or "(IV) guardianship issues; "(H) demonstrate that the State and local educational agencies in the State have developed and will review and revise policies to remove barriers to the enrollment and retention of homeless children and homeless youths in schools of the State; and "(I) ensure that the State educational agency and local educational agencies within the State will adopt policies and practices to ensure that homeless children and homeless youths are not isolated or stigmatized."; (9) in subsection (e)— (A) by striking out "(6)" in paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof "(9)"; (B) by amending paragraph (3) to read as follows: "(3)(A) ITie local educational agency of each homeless child and each homeless youth shall either— "(i) continue the child's or youth's education in the school of origin— "(I) for the remainder of the academic year; or "(II) in any case in which a family becomes homeless between academic years, for the following academic year; or "(ii) enroll the child or youth in any school that nonhomeless students who live in the attendance area in which the child or youth is actually living are eligible to attend; whichever is in the child's best interest or the youth's best interest.