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- Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is responsible for federal programs which promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development supports a program called Ounce of Prevention Program (OPP) which helps local organizations in and around Federal Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZ/ECs) link their public safety, community planning, and youth development efforts to similar ones in surrounding neighborhoods.
- U.S. Department of Education works to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence for all Americans. President George Bush’s program, No Child Left Behind, works to provide that educational excellence. Federal dollars will be spent on effective, research programs and practices. Funds will be targeted to improve schools and enhance teacher quality. Parents will have more information about the quality of their child's school.