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PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 108 STAT. 3531 the State content standards and State student performance standards; "(D) fulfill such agency's school improvement responsibilities under section 1116, including taking corrective actions under section 1116(c)(4); "(E) coordinate and collaborate, to the extent feasible and necessary as determined by the local educational agency, with other agencies providing services to children, youth, and families, including health and social services; "(F) provide services to eligible children attending private elementarj' and secondary schools in accordance with section 1120, and timely and meaningful consultation with private school ofTicials regarding such services; "(G) take into account the experience of model programs for the educationally disadvantaged, and the findings of relevant research indicating that services may be most effective if focused on students in the earliest grades at schools that receive funds under this part; and "(H) beginning in fiscal year 1997 and in the case that a local educational agency chooses to use funds under this part to provide early childhood development services to low-income children below the age of compulsory school attendance, ensure that such services comply with the performance standards established under section 641A(a) of the Head Start Act or under section 651 of such Act, as such section 651 was in effect on the day preceding the date of enactment of the Human Services Amendments of 1994. "(2) SPECIAL RULE.— In carrying out subparagraph (H) of paragraph (1) the Secretary— "(A) in fiscal year 1995, shall consult with the Secretary of Health and Human Services on the implementation of such subparagraph and shall establish procedures (taking into consideration existing State and local laws, and local teacher contracts) to assist local educational agencies to comply with such subparagraph; and "(B) in fiscal year 1996, shall disseminate to local educational agencies the Head Start Performance Standards revised pursuant to section 641A(a) of the Head Start Act, and such agencies effected by such subparagraph shall plan for the implementation of such subparagraph (taking into consideration existing State and local laws, and local teacher contracts), including pursuing the availability of other Federal, State, and local funding sources to assist in compliance with such subpsiragraph. "(3) INAPPLICABILITY.— The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to preschool programs using the Even Start model or to Even Start programs which are expanded through the use of funds under this part. "(d) PLAN DEVELOPMENT AND DURATION.— Each local educational agency plan shall— "(1) be developed in consultation with teachers, including vocational teachers, and pupil services personnel, where appropriate, and parents of children in schools served under this part; and "(2)(A) remain in effect for the duration of the local educational agenc/s participation under this part; and