FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
SEC. 4625. <<NOTE: 20 USC 7275.>> FULL-SERVICE COMMUNITY
``(a) Application.--An eligible entity that desires a grant under
this subpart for activities described in this section shall submit an
application to the Secretary at such time and in such manner as the
Secretary may require. The Secretary shall require that each such
application include the following:
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``(1) A description of the eligible entity.
``(2) A memorandum of understanding among all partner
entities in the eligible entity that will assist the eligible
entity to coordinate and provide pipeline services and that
describes the roles the partner entities will assume.
``(3) A description of the capacity of the eligible entity
to coordinate and provide pipeline services at 2 or more full-
service community schools.
``(4) A comprehensive plan that includes descriptions of the
``(A) The student, family, and school community to
be served, including demographic information.
``(B) A needs assessment that identifies the
academic, physical, nonacademic, health, mental health,
and other needs of students, families, and community
``(C) Annual measurable performance objectives and
outcomes, including an increase in the number and
percentage of families and students targeted for
services each year of the program, in order to ensure
that children are--
``(i) prepared for kindergarten;
``(ii) achieving academically; and
``(iii) safe, healthy, and supported by
``(D) Pipeline services, including existing and
additional pipeline services, to be coordinated and
provided by the eligible entity and its partner
entities, including an explanation of--
``(i) why such services have been selected;
``(ii) how such services will improve student
academic achievement; and
``(iii) how such services will address the
annual measurable performance objectives and
outcomes established under subparagraph (C).
``(E) Plans to ensure that each full-service
community school site has a full-time coordinator of
pipeline services at such school, including a
description of the applicable funding sources, plans for
professional development for the personnel managing,
coordinating, or delivering pipeline services, and plans
for joint utilization and management of school
``(F) Plans for annual evaluation based upon
attainment of the performance objectives and outcomes
described in subparagraph (C).
``(G) Plans for sustaining the programs and services
described in this subsection after the grant period.
``(5) An assurance that the eligible entity and its partner
entities will focus services on schools eligible for a
schoolwide program under section 1114(b).
``(b) Priority.--In awarding grants under this subpart for
activities described in this section, the Secretary shall give priority
to eligible entities that--
``(1)(A) will serve a minimum of 2 or more full-service
community schools eligible for a schoolwide program under
section 1114(b), as part of a community- or district-wide
``(B) include a local educational agency that satisfies the
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``(i) subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of section
``(ii) subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section
``(2) are consortiums comprised of a broad representation of
stakeholders or consortiums demonstrating a history of
``(3) will use funds for evidence-based activities described
in subsection (e), defined for purposes of this paragraph as
activities meeting the requirements of section 8101(21)(A)(i).
``(c) Planning.--The Secretary may authorize an eligible entity
receiving a grant under this subpart for activities described in this
section to use not more than 10 percent of the total amount of grant
funds for planning purposes during the first year of the grant.
``(d) Minimum Amount.--The Secretary may not award a grant under
this subpart for activities described in this section to an eligible
entity in an amount that is less than $75,000 for each year of the grant
period, subject to the availability of appropriations.
``(e) Use of Funds.--Grants awarded under this subpart for
activities described in this section shall be used to--
``(1) coordinate not less than 3 existing pipeline services,
as of the date of the grant award, and provide not less than 2
additional pipeline services, at 2 or more public elementary
schools or secondary schools;
``(2) to the extent practicable, integrate multiple pipeline
services into a comprehensive, coordinated continuum to achieve
the annual measurable performance objectives and outcomes under
subsection (a)(4)(C) to meet the holistic needs of children; and
``(3) if applicable, coordinate and integrate services
provided by community-based organizations and government
agencies with services provided by specialized instructional
``(f) Evaluations by the Institute of Education Sciences.--The
Secretary, acting through the Director of the Institute of Education
Sciences, shall conduct evaluations of the effectiveness of grants under
this subpart for activities described in this section in achieving the
purpose described in section 4621(2).
``(g) Evaluations by Grantees.--The Secretary shall require each
eligible entity receiving a grant under this subpart for activities
described in this section to--
``(1) conduct annual evaluations of the progress achieved
with the grant toward the purpose described in section 4621(2);
``(2) use such evaluations to refine and improve activities
carried out through the grant and the annual measurable
performance objectives and outcomes under subsection (a)(4)(C);
``(3) make the results of such evaluations publicly
available, including by providing public notice of such
``(h) Construction Clause.--Nothing in this section shall be
construed to alter or otherwise affect the rights, remedies, and
procedures afforded school or local educational agency employees under
Federal, State, or local laws (including applicable regulations or court
orders) or under the terms of collective bargaining agreements,
memoranda of understanding, or other agreements between such employees
and their employers.
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``(i) Supplement, Not Supplant.--Funds made available to an eligible
entity through a grant under this subpart for activities described in
this section may be used only to supplement, and not supplant, any other
Federal, State, or local funds that would otherwise be available to
carry out the activities assisted under this section.
Previously not included in NCLB.