Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/364

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104 STAT. 4754 PUBLIC LAW 101-645—NOV. 29, 1990 42 USC 11486. Government contracts. Infants and children. 42 USC 11487. "(f) PERMISSIVE SERVICES. —Local education agencies receiving grants under this section may make available, as part of their Gateway programs— "(1) pre-employment skills training; "(2) employment counseling and application assistance; "(3) job development services; "(4) job training; "(5) Federal employment-related activity services; "(6) completion of high school or GED program services; "(7) transitional assistance, including child care for up to 6 months to enable such individual to successfully secure unsubsidized employment; "(8) substance abuse prevention and education; and "(9) other support services that the Secretary deems to be appropriate. "SEC. 776. EVALUATION. "(a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall contract for an independent evaluation of the programs and entities that receive assistance under this title. Such evaluation shall be complete not later than the date that is 15 months after the date on which the first grants are awarded under this title. "(b) MATTER TO BE EVALUATED.—The evaluation conducted under subsection (a) shall examine the degree to which the programs receiving assistance under this title have fulfilled the objectives included in the application in accordance with section 722(e)(2) in— "(1) enhancing the living conditions in low income housing and in neighborhoods; "(2) improving the physical, social and educational development of low income children and families served by the program; "(3) achieving progress towards increased potential for independence and self-sufficiency among families served by the program; "(4) the degree to which the provision of services is affected by caseload size; "(5) promoting increases in literacy levels and basic employ- ment skills among residents of public housing developments served by grants under section 776; and "(6) such other factors that the Secretary may reasonably require. "(c) INFORMATION.— Each eligible entity receiving a grant under this subtitle shall furnish information requested by evsduators in order to carry out this section. "(d) RESULTS.—The results of such evaluation shall be provided by the Secretary to the eligible entities conducting the programs to enable such entities to improve such programs. "SEC. 777. REPORT. "Not later than July 1, 1992, the Secretary shall prepare and submit, to the (Dommittee on Education and Labor, of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate, a report— "(1) concerning the evaluation required under section 776; "(2) providing recommendations for replicating grant programs, including identifying the geographic and demographic