The term ‘‘in-school youth’’ means an individual who is:
Attending school (as defined by State law);
Not younger than age fourteen (14) or (unless an individual with a disability who is attending school under State law) older than age twenty-one (21);
A low-income individual; and
One or more of the following:
Basic skills deficient.
An English language learner.
A homeless individual, a homeless child or youth, a runaway, in foster care or has aged out of the foster care system, a child eligible for assistance under Section 477 of the Social Security Act (42 USC 677), or in an out-of-home placement.
Pregnant or parenting.
A youth who is an individual with a disability.
An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment.