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Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Arc Child Development Subject Files

Identifier: 066-09-026

Scope and Contents

This series consists of: (1) correspondence, memoranda, and supporting papers between the unit and Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Washington, the Governor, etc.; (2) materials documenting task force meetings (agenda, minutes, etc.), and (3) related material created by the Community and Economic Development unit of the Department of Community Affairs. The Appalachian Regional Commission Child Development program was transferred from the Intergovernmental Relations Division of the Office of Planning and Budget to Community and Economic Development, a unit directed by the Planning and Programming Division of the Department of Community Affairs. The program administers and coordinates federal grants for special child development projects, monitors their progress, and works with regional federal staff to implement and review them. These documents relate to the Appalachian Regional Commission Child Development program's responsibility for the design, testing, and implementation of evaluation methods, systems, and analysis for all 202 projects funded on the federal, state, and local level in Georgia. This includes an ARC project information system encompassing all current and future projects and providing for the collection and maintenance of information on the current status of all 202 projects funded in the state. The files are composed of: (1) inspection and progress reports, (2) correspondence and memoranda produced by state interdepartmental and federal state communication on the administering and funding of child development projects, (3) materials documenting meetings, and (4) grant and Project applications. Some of the subjects cover: (1) County day care, (2) Infant care, (3) Family day care, (4) Department of Human Resources (DHR) programs: (a) Outreach, (b) Title XX training, (c) Appalachian kindergarten, (d) Program administration, (e) Protective services, (f) Training to improve child care, (5) Area Planning and Development Commission (APDC), (6) Home educator, (7) Special education programs: (a) Cerebral palsy after school, (b) Gifted kindergarten, and (8) Appalachian Dental Education Preventive Training (ADEPT).


  • Created: 1976-1982


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The subject files are arranged numerically and then in supposedly chronological order by fiscal year.

Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Arc Child Development Subject Files
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Morrow GA 30260 United States