20 U.S. Code § 6381 - Statement of purpose
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It is the purpose of this subpart to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by—
(1) improving the educational opportunities of the Nation’s low-income families by integrating early childhood education, adult literacy or adult basic education, and parenting education into a unified family literacy program, to be referred to as “Even Start”; and
(2) establishing a program that shall—
(A) be implemented through cooperative projects that build on high-quality existing community resources to create a new range of services;
(C) assist children and adults from low-income families to achieve to challenging State content standards and challenging State student achievement standards; and
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