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[121 STAT. 1375]
[121 STAT. 1375]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–134—DEC. 12, 2007

121 STAT. 1375

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(c) SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS.—Section 640(f) of the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9835(f)) is amended— (1) by striking ‘‘(f) The’’ and inserting ‘‘(f)(1) Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, the’’; (2) by striking ‘‘needs.’’ and inserting ‘‘needs, including models that leverage the capacity and capabilities of the delivery system of early childhood education and development services or programs.’’; and (3) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(2) In establishing the procedures the Secretary shall establish procedures to provide for— ‘‘(A) the conversion of part-day programs to full-workingday programs or part-day slots to full-working-day slots; and ‘‘(B) serving additional infants and toddlers pursuant to section 645(a)(5).’’. (d) ADDITIONAL FUNDS.—Section 640(g) of the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9835(g)) is amended— (1) by striking paragraphs (1), (3), and (4); (2) in paragraph (2)— (A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ‘‘, in allocating funds to an applicant within a State, from amounts allotted to a State pursuant to subsection (a)(4),’’; (B) in subparagraph (A), by striking ‘‘performance standards’’ and inserting ‘‘standards described in section 641A(a)(1)’’; (C) by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the following: ‘‘(C) the extent to which the applicant has undertaken a communitywide strategic planning and needs assessment involving other entities, including community organizations, and Federal, State, and local public agencies (including the local educational agency liaison designated under section 722(g)(1)(J)(ii) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11432(g)(1)(J)(ii))), that provide services to children and families, such as— ‘‘(i) family support services; ‘‘(ii) child abuse prevention services; ‘‘(iii) protective services; ‘‘(iv) foster care; ‘‘(v) services for families in whose homes English is not the language customarily spoken; ‘‘(vi) services for children with disabilities; and ‘‘(vii) services for homeless children;’’; (D) in subparagraph (D)— (i) by striking ‘‘family and community needs assessment’’ and inserting ‘‘family needs assessment and communitywide strategic planning and needs assessment’’; (ii) by striking ‘‘reflects’’ and inserting ‘‘reflect’’; and (iii) by striking ‘‘other local’’ and inserting ‘‘the State and local’’; (E) by striking subparagraph (E) and inserting the following:

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