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PUBLIC LAW 102-586—NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 4991 "(i) encourage juveniles to remain in elementary and secondiury sdiools or in alternative learning situations, including— "(I) education in settings that promote experiential, individualized learning and exploration of academic and career options; (II) assistance in making the transition to the world of work and self-suffidency; "(III) alternatives to suspension and expulsion; and "(W) programs to counsel delinquent juveniles and other juveniles regarding the opportunities that education provides; and "(ii) enhance coordination with the local schools that such juveniles would otherwise attend, to ensure thal^ (I) the instruction that juveniles receive outside school is closely aUgned with the instruction provided in school; and "(11) information regarding any learning problems identified in such alternative learning situations are communicated to the schools; "(F) expanded use of home probation and recruitment and training of home probation officers, other professional and paraprofessional personnel, and voliuiteers to work effectively to allow youth to remain at home with their families as sui alternative to incarceration or institutionalization; "(G) youth-initiated outreach programs designed to assist youth (including youth with limited proficiency in English) who otherwise would not be reached by traditional youth assistance programs; "(H) programs designed to develop and implement projects relating to juvenile delin(]iuency and learning disabilities, including on-the-job traimng programs to assist community services, law enforcement, and juvenile justice personnel to more effectively recognize and provide for learning disabled and other handicapped youth; "(I) projects designed both to deter involvement in illegal activities and to promote involvement in lawful activities on the part of gangs whose membership is substantially composed of youth; "(J) programs and projects designed to provide for the treatment of youths' dependence on or abuse of alcohol or other addictive or nonaddictive drugs; "(K) law-related education programs (and projects) for delinquent and at-risk youth designed to prevent juvenile delinquency; "(L) programs for positive ^outh development that assist delinquent and other at-nsk youth in obtaining— "(i) a sense of safety and structure; "(ii) a sense of belonging and membership; "(iii) a sense of self-worth and social contribution; "(iv) a sense of independence and control over one's life; "(v) a sense of closeness in interpersonal relationships; and