Sanctioned: April 11, 2002.
Partially promulgated: May 3, 2002.
The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:ARTICLE 1 The social programmes that the executive branch develops for the purpose of assisting children, young people and adults deprived will incorporate formal and non-formal educational activities aimed at the fulfilment of the general aims, objectives, principles and standards set out in Act No. 24.195. ARTICLE 2 The main educational actions to be incorporated into the social programmes set out in article 1 of this Act shall include:
(a) In the assisted population of children/as under 5 years of age:
Incorporation of children in maternal gardens and initial education services, mainly in areas of high social vulnerability.
Incorporation into early stimulation programmes, when children with special needs have been identified;
(b) In the population of 5 to 16 years assisted:
Incorporation or reintegration of children, adolescents and youth at the levels of compulsory education.
These measures shall be extended to the children of persons assisted by social programmes;
(c) In the population of young people and adults, included in the compensatory plans:
Insertion in the Special Adult Education System, with a view to the approval of the basic general education level.
Specific job orientation and training programmes.
Non-formal education activities in relevant areas of cultural socio-economic reality: health education, nutrition, human rights, family violence, civil defence, citizen training, etc.ARTICLE 3 The Executive Power, through the Ministry of Education of the Nation, will coordinate in the scope of the Federal Council for Culture and Education policies and strategies for effective compliance with the provisions of articles 1 and 2 of this Act. ARTICLE 4 The Executive Power, through Ministry of Social Development and Environment a body specifically designated or constituted for this purpose will coordinate with the bodies responsible for each provincial jurisdiction and the City of Buenos Aires, the implementation of the complementary educational activities incorporated in the social programmes. ARTICLE 5° Failure to participate in the above-mentioned educational activities of children, youth and adults served by social programmes will in no case constitute an impediment to achieving the benefits of care. ARTICLE 6 The Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Social Development and the Environment and other State agencies, responsible for assistance programmes, will call on public bodies from different jurisdictions as well as non-governmental organizations to participate in the development of planned educational actions. The Executive Branch, where necessary, will assist technically and financially through resources from the social programmes themselves and those covered by the compensatory policies of the Ministry of Education. ARTICLE 7 The Ministry of Education, at the time of drawing up the annual memory for reference to the Congress of the Nation as prescribed in article 53 (n) of Act No. 24.195, shall include comprehensive information on the implementation of programmes to be implemented by the application of this Act. ARTICLE 8 The provinces and the Government of the City of Buenos Aires will be invited to join and incorporate in their own social programmes formal and non-formal supplementary educational activities for the sectors set out in article 2 of this Act. Article 9 Contact the Executive.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO THE ONCE DAYS OF THE MONTH OF APRIL OF THE YEAR.
EDUARDO O. CHANGE. . MARCELO E. LOPEZ ARIAS. . Eduardo D. Rollano. . Juan C. Oyarzún.
NOTE: The bold text was observed.