Bill Summary & Status
109th Congress (2005 - 2006)
NEW SEARCH | HOME | HELP
Sponsor: Rep Millender-McDonald, Juanita [CA-37] (offered 9/22/2005)
Amendment encourages Head Start grantees to reduce barriers by directing them to increase their outreach to homeless and foster children.
An amendment numbered 9 printed in House Report 109-229 to encourage Head Start grantees to reduce barriers by directing them to increase their outreach to homeless and foster children. Encourages coordination between Head Start grantees and community service providers and homeless and foster children. Increases coordination for these populations as they transition out of Head Start to elementary school and increase reporting requirements. Allows homeless children and foster children to be automatically eligible for Head Start.