Box 7, Folder 11, Document 50

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THE URBAN COALITION ACTION COUNCIL
Memorandum on Budget Allowances for HEW and OEO
I.
HEW Appropriations
EDUCATION
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Activities
1.
Title I - Educationally deprived children
Offers financial assistance to state and local public
edu~ational agencies to expand and improve their education
programs to meet the needs of educationally disadvantaged
childr en in low-income areasi also handicapped, delinquent,
neglected, and foster children; children of migratory
·agricultural workers; and American Indian children attending
Bureau of Indian Affairs schools. A wide range of educational
activities is permitted so long as the focus is on services
for educationally disadvantaged children.
1968 Appropriation
1969 Budget Request
1969 House Allowance
HEW Appeal to Senate from House Allowance
2.
$1.191 billion
1.2 billion
1 . 073 billion
126.873 million
Dropout Prevention Programs
A grant program direct to local education, agencies for
carrying out programs to prevent dropouts in schools with
a high percentage of dropouts and a high percentage of
poor children~
1968 Appropriation
1969 Budget Request
1969 House Allowance
HEW Appeal to Senate from House Allowance
3.
$ ----
30 million
20 million
Bilingual Education Programs
A federal grant program to local education agencies for
the purpose of establishing and developing bilingual education
programs.
It is for public school systems that have schools
with a high concentration of poor children coming from homes
which speak other than the English language.
1968 Appropriation
1969 Budget Request
1969 House Allowance
HEW Appeal to Senate from House Allowanc e
$ - - -5 million
5 mill i o n
�-2Teacher Corps
A program to improve educational opportunities for children
in areas h a ving conc entr a tions of low-income families by
recruiting and training teaching te a ms for local educational
agencies . The local school di s t r ict selects corps~ en for
its schools and adminis te rs the program locally.
1968 Appropriation
1969 Budg e t Re quest
1969 House Allowance
HEW Appea l to Senate from House Allowance
II.
The
the OEO r
programs
are Head
1.
$13.5 million
31 million
15 million
9.667 million
OEO Appropriations
House App r o p riations Committe e cut $300 million from
e que s t without indicating specific areas.
The educational
that would be cut d r astically because of this reduction
Star t, Upward Bound, and Follow Throug h.
Head Start
A program d es igned for the economically dis a dvant aged
pre-school c h ild. The full y ear Head Start p r ogr ams
are primar ily for childre n of age 3 u p to the age th e
child enters th e s chool sy stem .
Summe r Head Start
programs are · f or childre n who a re eli g ibl1e for kind ergarten or fi rst g rad e , and will be attending school
for the first time in the fall.
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2.
Upward Bound
Upward Boun d is a p r e - coll ege program for hi g h school
students fro m low-i n come f ami l ie s. Any acc re dited
ins t itution wi th r es i d ent i al f acilities may submit a
p r o p o sa l f o r a n Upward Bound p rog ram.
Youn g s ters in
thei r sec ond or t h ird ye ar of hi g h school· whose famili e s
have an n u a l income s b e low the pove r t y line are scr ee n e d
and s e l e cte d by the educat io na l insti t ution conducting
th e pr o gram.
3.
Follow Thr ough
To sustain the g ains made b y c h ildren in Head St ar t
pro grams fund e d b y OEO and p res cho ol p rog r a ms f u nde d
by Ti tl e I o f t he El e ment a r y and Secondary Education
Act, a s we ll as o the r q u ality preschoo l pro g r ams, the
U . S . Of fic e o f Ed u cat i o n in coll abor at ion wi th t h e
Off ice of Economi c Opportun i ty h as e s t a b l i she d the
Follow Th r o ugh prog ram.
Jul y 1 8 , 19 68

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