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PUBLIC LAW 103-382—(Xrr. 20, 1994 108 STAT. 3595 "(5) describes how the State agency will consult with experiis and provide the necessary training for appropriate staff, to ensure that the planning and operation of institution-wide projects under section 1416 are of high quality; "(6) describes how the agency will carry out the evaluation requirements of section 14701 and how the results of the most recent evaluation are used to plan and improve the program; "(7) includes data showing that the agency has maintained fiscal effort required of a local educational agency, in accordance with section 14501 of this title; "(8) describes how the programs will be coordinated with other appropriate State and Federal programs, such as programs under the Job Training Partnership Act, vocational education programs, State and local dropout prevention programs, and specisd education programs; "(9) describes how appropriate professional development will be provided to teachers and other staff; "(10) designates an individual in each affected institution to be responsible for issues relating to the transition of children and youth from the institution to locally operated programs; "(11) describes how the agency will, endeavor to coordinate with businesses for training and mentoring for participating youth; "(12) provides assurances that the agency will assist in locating alternative programs through which students can continue their education if students are not returning to school after leaving the correctional facility; "(13) provides assurances that the agency will work with parents to secure parents' assistance in improving the educational achievement of their children and preventing their children's further involvement in delinquent activities; "(14) provides assurances that the agency works with special education youth in order to meet an existing individualized education program and an assurance that the agency will notify the youth's local school if such youth— "(A) is identified as in need of special education services while the youth is in the facility; and "(B) intends to return to the local school; "(15) provides assurances that the agency will work with youth who dropped out of school before entering the facility to encourage the youth to reenter school once the term of the youth has been completed or provide the youth with the skills necessary to gain employment, continue the education of the youth, or achieve a secondary school diploma or the recognized equivalent if the youth does not intend to return to school; "(16) provides assurances that teachers and other qualified staff are also trained to work with children with disabilities and other students with special needs taking into consideration the unique needs of such students; "(17) describes any additional services provided to youth, such as career counseling, and assistance in securing student loans and grants; and "(18) provides assurances that the program under this subpart will be coordinated with any programs operated under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 or other comparable programs, if applicable.