Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 379A.051


A corporation may develop and implement programs for:


job training, including long-term job training and in-training support service grants;


early childhood development that prepare each child to enter school and make each child ready to learn after completing the program and that provide educational services that must include services designed to enable a child to:


develop phonemic, print, and numeracy awareness, including the ability to:
recognize that letters of the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics that can be individually named;
recognize a word as a unit of print;
identify at least 10 letters of the alphabet; and
associate sounds with written words;


understand and use language to communicate for various purposes;


understand and use an increasingly complex and varied vocabulary;


develop and demonstrate an appreciation of books; and


progress toward mastery of the English language, if the child’s primary language is a language other than English;


after-school programs for primary and secondary schools;


the provision of funding to accredited postsecondary educational institutions, including public and private junior colleges, public and private institutions of higher education, and public and private technical institutions, to be used to award scholarships;


the promotion of literacy; and


any other undertaking that the board determines will directly facilitate the development of a skilled workforce.


A corporation may accept donated property, may develop or use land, buildings, equipment, facilities, and other improvements in connection with a program described by Subsection (a), or may dispose of property or an interest in property under terms determined by the corporation.


A municipality may contract with a community nonprofit organization that sponsors long-term job training and related support services.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. May 16, 2001.

Source: Section 379A.051 — Programs, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­379A.­htm#379A.­051 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 379A.051’s source at texas​.gov