H.R. 1794, The Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2007
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H.R. 1794 would improve the literacy and English skills of limited English proficient individuals.
Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2007 - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make grants to providers of family literacy services to improve the literacy and English skills of limited English proficient individuals who are parents or children in families where each parent is at least 16 years old and where at least one child is under age eight.
Directs the Secretary to reserve certain funds to: (1) provide technical assistance and training to such grantees; (2) make grants to, or enter contracts with, national organizations that have family literacy service expertise to provide grantees with technical assistance and training; and (3) evaluate and improve such grant program.
Requires grantees to meet specified outcome measures.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 7/9/2007: Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.
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