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PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 108 STAT. 3609 "(3) SUFFICIENT SIZE. —A grant under subsection (b)(1) shall be of sufficient size and scope to enable the grantee to operate a project which meets the requirements of this section. (4) URBAN AND RURAL GRANTS.—To the extent practicable, the Secretary shall award grants under subsection (b)(1) to consortia in both urban and rural areas. "(5) RENEWAL GRANT. — TO be eligible to renew a grant under the section, an applicant that received assistance under subsection (b)(1) shall demonstrate that the project achieved the purposes described in subsection (b)(2). "(g) DEFINITIONS. —As used in this section: "(1) FAMILY SERVICES cooRDiNATOR.The term 'family services coordinator' means an individual who has the skills necessary to assist families in obtaining support services and may be an existing employee of a local educational agency or Head Start agency. "(2) HEAD START AGENCY. —The term 'Head Start agency* means any agency designated as a Head Start agency under the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9831 et seq.). "(3) SUPPORT SERVICES. —The term 'support services' means services that enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of low-income children, including the provision of necessary support to the parents and other family members of such children. "PART F—GENERAL PROVISIONS "SEC. 1601. FEDERAL REGULATIONS. 20 USC 6511. "(a) IN GENERAL. — The Secretary is authorized to issue such regulations as are necessary to reasonably ensure that there is compliance with this title. "(b) NEGOTIATED RULEMAKING PROCESS.— Federal "(1) IN GENERAL.—Prior to publishing in the Federal Reg- S^S«r ister proposed regulations to carry out this title, the Secretary shall obtain the advice and recommendations of representatives of Federal, State, and local administrators, parents, teachers, and members of local boards of education involved with the implementation and operation of programs under this title. "(2) MEETINGS AND ELECTRONIC EXCHANGE.—Such advice and recommendation may be obtained through such mechanisms as regional meetings and electronic exchanges of information. " (3) PROPOSED REGULATiONS.After obtaining such advice and recommendations, and prior to publishing proposed regulations, the Secretary shall— "(A) establish a negotiated rulemaking process on a minimum of two key issues, including— "(i) schoolwide programs; and "(ii) standards and assessment; "(B) select individuals to participate in such process from among individuals or groups which provided advice and recommendations, including representation from all geographic regions of the United States; and "(C) prepare a draft of proposed policy options that shall be provided to the individuals selected by the Secretary under subparagraph (A) not less than 15 days prior to the first meeting under such process. publication.