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[121 STAT. 1382]
[121 STAT. 1382]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1382

PUBLIC LAW 110–134—DEC. 12, 2007

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reflect best practices and are tied to high-quality service delivery; ‘‘(E) the capacity of such applicant to serve eligible children with— ‘‘(i) curricula that are based on scientifically valid research, that are developmentally appropriate, and that promote the school readiness of children participating in the program involved; and ‘‘(ii) teaching practices that are based, as appropriate, on scientifically valid research, that are developmentally appropriate, and that promote the school readiness of children participating in the program involved; ‘‘(F) the plan of such applicant to meet standards described in section 641A(a)(1), with particular attention to the standards described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of such section; ‘‘(G) the proposed budget of the applicant and plan of such applicant to maintain strong fiscal controls and cost-effective fiscal management; ‘‘(H) the plan of such applicant to coordinate and collaborate with other public or private entities providing early childhood education and development programs and services for young children in the community involved, including— ‘‘(i) programs implementing grant agreements under the Early Reading First and Even Start programs under subparts 2 and 3 of part B of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6371 et seq., 6381 et seq.); ‘‘(ii) other preschool programs under title I of that Act (20 U.S.C. 6301 et seq.); ‘‘(iii) programs under section 619 and part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1419, 1431 et seq.); ‘‘(iv) State prekindergarten programs; ‘‘(v) child care programs; ‘‘(vi) the educational programs that the children in the Head Start program involved will enter at the age of compulsory school attendance; and ‘‘(vii) local entities, such as a public or school library, for— ‘‘(I) conducting reading readiness programs; ‘‘(II) developing innovative programs to excite children about the world of books, including providing fresh books in the Head Start classroom; ‘‘(III) assisting in literacy training for Head Start teachers; or ‘‘(IV) supporting parents and other caregivers in literacy efforts; ‘‘(I) the plan of such applicant to coordinate the Head Start program that the applicant proposes to carry out, with public and private entities that are willing to commit resources to assist the Head Start program in meeting its program needs; ‘‘(J) the plan of such applicant—

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