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children--not children under the age of three--and, therefore, coordination with these liaisons is not required for programs under Part C of the Act. Nothing in the Act or these regulations would preclude a lead agency from coordinating with the McKinney-Vento local educational agency liaisons, as defined in 42 U.S.C. 11432(g)(6), if it determines such coordination is appropriate.

Changes: None.

Comment: One commenter recommended changing the reference

to day care programs in new §303.303(c)(4) (proposed

§303.302(c)(4)) to child care and early learning programs.

Discussion: We agree that day care should be changed to child care because this term reflects the current terminology of the field. We also agree that early learning programs should be included in the list of primary

referral sources. While the list in new §303.303(c)

(proposed §303.302(c)) includes schools, some early

learning programs, such as Early Head Start, may not always be included in this category. To ensure all early learning programs are included as referral sources we have added

early learning programs to new §303.303(c) (proposed


Changes: We have changed the term “day care programs” to

“child care programs” and added “early learning programs”