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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-485—OCT. 13, 1988

102 STAT. 2401

shall prescribe, and no such project shall be conducted for a period of more than 3 years. (2) The Secretary shall consider all applications received from States desiring to conduct demonstration projects under this subsection, shall approve up to 10 applications involving projects which appear likely to contribute significantly to the achievement of the purpose of this subsection, and shall make grants to the States whose applications are approved to assist them in carrying out such projects. (3) The Secretary shall submit to the Congress with respect to each project undertaken by a State under this subsection, after such project has been carried out for one year and again when such project is completed, a detailed evaluation of the project and of its contribution to the achievement of the purpose of this subsection. (b) STATE DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO ENCOURAGE INNOVATIVE EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN.—In order to

encourage States to develop innovative education and training programs for children receiving aid under State plans approved under section 402 of the Social Security Act, any State may establish and conduct one or more demonstration projects, targeted to such children, designed to test financial incentives and interdisciplinary approaches to reducing school dropouts, encouraging skill development, and avoiding welfare dependence; and the Secretary may make grants to States to assist in financing such projects. Demonstration projects under this subsection shall meet such conditions and requirements as the Secretary shall prescribe, and no such project shall be conducted for a period of less than one year or more than 5 years. (c) DEMONSTRATIONS TO ENSURE LONG TERM FAMILY SELF-SUFFIciENCY THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES.—Any State, using

funds made available to it from appropriations made pursuant to subsection (d) in conjunction with its other resources, may conduct demonstrations to test more effective methods of providing coordination and services to ensure long term family self-sufficiency through community-based comprehensive family support services involving a partnership between the State agency administering or supervising the administrating of the State's plan under section 402 of the Social Security Act and community-based organizations having experience and demonstrated effectiveness in providing services. (d)

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For

the

purpose

of

making grants to States to conduct demonstration projects under this section, there is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $6,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1990, 1991, arid 1992. SEC. 502. DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO ENCOURAGE STATES TO Grants. EMPLOY PARENTS RECEIVING AFDC AS PAID CHILD CARE 42 USC 1315 PROVIDERS. "°*®

(a) IN GENERAL.—In order to encourage States to employ or arrange for the employment of parents of dependent children receiving aid under State plans approved under section 402(a) of the Social Security Act as providers of child care for other children receiving such aid, up to 5 States may undertake and carry out demonstration projects designed to test whether such employment will effectively facilitate the conduct of the job opportunities and basic skills training program under part F of title IV of such Act by making additional child care services available to meet the requirements of section 402(g)(l)(A) of such Act while affording significant numbers

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