• safe schools and citizenship education: funds alcohol abuse reduction, mentoring, character education, elementary and secondary school counseling, physical education, civic education, and other activities

  • English-language acquisition: provides formula grants to states to improve services for limited-English-proficient and immigrant students

  • special education: assists state and local educational agencies to provide children with disabilities with access to high-quality education, helps states provide a comprehensive system of early intervention services, and links states, school systems, and families to best practices to improve results for infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities

  • rehabilitation services and disability research: funds vocational rehabilitation, assistive technology, and rehabilitation research, and other activities

  • American Printing House for the Blind: supports the production and dissemination of free educational materials for students below the college level who are blind, research related to developing and improving products, and advisory services to consumer organizations on the availability and use of materials

  • career, technical, and adult education: provides formula grants to states to help eliminate functional illiteracy among the nation’s adults, to assist adults in obtaining a high school diploma or its equivalent, to promote family literacy, and other activities

  • promoting safe and stable families: funds a broad range of child welfare services, including family preservation and family support services

  • children and families services programs: funds Head Start, child welfare services, abstinence education, and other activities

  • aging services programs: provide nutrition, supportive services, and caregiver support services throughout the aging network

  • operation of American Indian programs: provides a wide range of services and benefits to Native Americans in the areas of tribal government, human services, natural resources management, education, public safety and justice, and community and economic development

  • training and employment services: funds adult employment and training, dislocated worker employment and training, youth services, reintegration of ex-offenders, Job Corps, and other activities

  • community service employment for older Americans: provides part-time work experience in community service activities to unemployed, low-income persons aged 55 and older



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