2017 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 1 - State Administration
Part 5 - Dropout Prevention
§ 49-1-505. Model teen learning centers -- Child care services -- Technical assistance and services.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 49-1-505 (2017)
  • (a) Each model teen learning center shall operate child care services in accordance with standards identical to the child care standards adopted and otherwise enforced by the department of human services. For the duration of the grant period or periods, state child care inspection and enforcement responsibilities and powers with respect to a model teen learning center shall be vested in and performed by the department of education, and the responsibilities and powers shall be the same as established by law for the department of human services.
  • (b) The children of teen parents who enroll or who are enrolled as students shall be given priority for child care services within a model teen learning center. In enrolling children for child care services, model teen learning centers may give priority to children who are between the ages of six (6) weeks and thirty-six (36) months and may also give priority to the children of first-time teen mothers.
  • (c) Upon request of an LEA, the departments of education and human services shall provide the joint program of technical assistance and services established pursuant to § 49-1-206.
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