20 U.S. Code § 6322 - Coordination requirements

§ 6322.
Coordination requirements
(a) In general

Each local educational agency receiving assistance under this part shall carry out the activities described in subsection (b) of this section with Head Start agencies and, if feasible, other entities carrying out early childhood development programs. Each local educational agency shall develop agreements with such Head Start agencies and other entities to carry out such activities.

(b) ActivitiesThe activities referred to in subsection (a) of this section are activities that increase coordination between the local educational agency and a Head Start agency and, if feasible, other entities carrying out early childhood education programs serving children who will attend the schools of the local educational agency, including—
(1)
developing and implementing a systematic procedure for receiving records regarding such children, transferred with parental consent from a Head Start program or, where applicable, another early childhood education program;
(2)
establishing channels of communication between school staff and their counterparts (including teachers, social workers, and health staff) in such Head Start agencies or other entities carrying out early childhood education programs, as appropriate, to facilitate coordination of programs;
(3)
conducting meetings involving parents, kindergarten or elementary school teachers, and Head Start teachers or, if appropriate, teachers from other early childhood education programs, to discuss the developmental and other needs of individual children;
(4)
organizing and participating in joint transition-related training of school staff, Head Start program staff, and, where appropriate, other early childhood education program staff; and
(5)
linking the educational services provided by such local educational agency with the services provided by local Head Start agencies.
(c) Coordination of regulations

The Secretary shall work with the Secretary of Health and Human Services to coordinate regulations promulgated under this part with regulations promulgated under the Head Start Act [42 U.S.C. 9831 et seq.].

(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1119, formerly § 1120B, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1512; renumbered § 1119 and amended Pub. L. 114–95, title I, §§ 1000(5), 1013, Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1814, 1875.)
References in Text

The Head Start Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is subchapter B (§§ 635–657) of chapter 8 of subtitle A of title VI of Pub. L. 97–35, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 499, as amended, which is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 9831 et seq.) of chapter 105 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 9801 of Title 42 and Tables.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 6322, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1120A, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3559; amended Pub. L. 104–134, title I, § 101(b) [title II, § 2754], Apr. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 1321–77, 1321–150; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 104–140, § 1(a), May 2, 1996, 110 Stat. 1327, related to fiscal requirements, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 6321 of this title.

A prior section 1119 of Pub. L. 89–10 was classified to section 6319 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 114–95.

Another prior section 1119 of Pub. L. 89–10 was classified to section 6320 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

A prior section 6323, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1120B, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3560, related to coordination requirements, prior to its omission in the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Amendments

2015—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1013(1), struck out “such as the Early Reading First program” after “early childhood development programs” and inserted at end “Each local educational agency shall develop agreements with such Head Start agencies and other entities to carry out such activities.”

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1013(2)(A), substituted “early childhood education programs” for “early childhood development programs, such as the Early Reading First program,” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1013(2)(B), substituted “early childhood education program” for “early childhood development program such as the Early Reading First program”.

Subsec. (b)(2), (3). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1013(2)(C), (D), substituted “early childhood education programs” for “early childhood development programs such as the Early Reading First program”.

Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1013(2)(E), struck out “Early Reading First program staff,” after “Head Start program staff,” and substituted “early childhood education program staff” for “early childhood development program staff”.

Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1013(2)(F), struck out “and entities carrying out Early Reading First programs” after “Head Start agencies”.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as a note under section 6301 of this title.

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