Amendments clarify that the 100 percent hold harmless provision will only apply to new funding; add to the list of approved local activities, tutoring programs for limited-English proficient and immigrant children and youth; and make changes to the evaluation section of the bill.

Purpose:

An amendment to allow grants to a State agency in States with one school district; include specialized tutoring programs; measure achievment by number and percentage of children and design evaluations by the child's grade; and during the transition period, guarantee funding of at least 100 percent of funds received in FY 1998.

House Amendment Code:

(A004)

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