Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 5.djvu/119

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PUBLIC LAW 106-554r-APPENDIX A 114 STAT. 2763A-79 this part, documents the success of such programs in improving physical fitness, and makes such recommendations as the Secretary determines appropriate for the continuation and improvement of the programs assisted under this part. "SEC. 10999J. ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS. "Not more than 5 percent of the grant or contract funds made available to a local educational agency under this part for any fiscal year may be used for administrative costs. "SEC. 10999K. FEDERAL SHARE; SUPPLEMENT NOT SUPPLANT. "(a) FEDERAL SHARE. — The Federal share under this part may not exceed— "(1) 90 percent of the total cost of a project for the first year for which the project receives assistance under this part; and "(2) 75 percent of such cost for the second and each subsequent such year. "(b) SUPPLEMENT NOT SUPPLANT. —Funds made available under this part shall be used to supplement and not supplant other Federal, State and local funds available for physical education activities. "SEC. 10999L, AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. "There are authorized to be appropriated $30,000,000 for fiscal year 2001, $70,000,000 for fiscal year 2002, and $100,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2003 through 2005, to carry out this part. Such funds shall remain available until expended.". TITLE VIII—EARLY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES SEC. 801. SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS. (a) SHORT TITLE. —This title may be cited as the "Early Learning Opportunities Act". (b) FINDINGS. —Congress finds that— (1) medical research demonstrates that adequate stimulation of a young child's brain between birth and age 5 is critical to the physical development of the young child's brain; (2) parents are the most significant and effective teachers of their children, and they alone are responsible for choosing the best early learning opportunities for their child; (3) parent education and parent involvement are critical to the success of any early learning program or activity; (4) the more intensively parents are involved in their child's early learning, the greater the cognitive and noncognitive benefits to their children; (5) many parents have difficulty finding the information and support the parents seek to help their children grow to their full potential; (6) each day approximately 13,000,000 young children, including 6,000,000 infants or toddlers, spend some or all of their day being cared for by someone other than their parents; (7) quality early learning programs, including those designed to promote effective parenting, can increase the literacy rate, the secondary school graduation rate, the employ- ment rate, and the college enrollment rate for children who have participated in voluntary early learning programs and activities;