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house Bill H.R. 1224

Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Higher Education and Workforce Training
    IntroducedFebruary 26th, 2009

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Title

Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2009

Official Title

To improve the literacy and English skills of limited English proficient individuals, and for other purposes.

Summary

Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2009 - 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) make grants to, or enter contracts with, national organizations that have family literacy service expertise to provide grantees with technical assistance and training; and (2) evaluate and improve the family literacy grant program. Requires grantees to meet specified outcome measures.

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