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U.S. CODE
TITLE 20
EDUCATION

Version 2010-02-01


  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION
  • TEACHING OF AGRICULTURAL, TRADE, HOME ECONOMICS, AND INDUSTRIAL SUBJECTS
  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, NATIONAL MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES
    • CHARTER PROVISIONS
    • NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
    • NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
    • SMITHSONIAN GALLERY OF ART
    • JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    • JOSEPH H. HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN
    • NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
    • PALEONTOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    • CANAL ZONE BIOLOGICAL AREA
    • NATIONAL ARMED FORCES MUSEUM ADVISORY BOARD
    • WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS
    • MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART
    • NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
    • NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
    • CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY PROJECT
  • NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK
  • GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR RESEARCH, AND MATERIAL FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
  • AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND
  • VENDING FACILITIES FOR BLIND IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS
  • INSTRUCTION AS TO NATURE AND EFFECT OF ALCOHOLIC DRINKS AND NARCOTICS
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • ENDOWMENT
  • NATIONAL TRAINING SCHOOL FOR BOYS
  • NATIONAL TRAINING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
  • NATIONAL ARBORETUM
  • FOREIGN AND EXCHANGE STUDENTS
  • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES
    • ASSISTANCE FOR LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES IN AREAS AFFECTED BY FEDERAL ACTIVITY
    • ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN OF LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
      • Basic Grants
        • grants to local educational agencies
        • state operated programs
      • Special Incentive Grants
      • Special Grants
      • General Provisions
    • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES FOR EDUCATION OF INDIAN CHILDREN
    • GENERAL
  • SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION IN AREAS AFFECTED BY FEDERAL ACTIVITIES
  • STUDIES AND RESEARCH ON PROBLEMS IN EDUCATION
  • PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION
    • PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES
    • PUBLIC LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY ENHANCEMENT
    • INTERLIBRARY COOPERATION AND RESOURCE SHARING
    • LIBRARY SERVICES FOR INDIAN TRIBES
    • FOREIGN LANGUAGE MATERIALS ACQUISITION
    • LIBRARY LITERACY PROGRAMS
    • EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT
    • LIBRARY LEARNING CENTER PROGRAMS
      • Family Learning Centers
      • Library Literacy Centers
  • NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION PROGRAM
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • LOANS TO STUDENTS IN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
    • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR STRENGTHENING INSTRUCTION IN ACADEMIC SUBJECTS
      • Grants to States
      • Grants to Local Educational Agencies
    • NATIONAL DEFENSE FELLOWSHIPS
    • GUIDANCE, COUNSELING, AND TESTING; IDENTIFICATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF ABLE STUDENTS
      • State Programs
      • Counseling and Guidance Training Institutes
    • FOREIGN STUDIES AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
      • Centers and Research and Studies
      • Language Institutes
    • RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION IN MORE EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF TELEVISION, RADIO, MOTION PICTURES, AND RELATED MEDIA FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES
      • Research and Experimentation
      • Dissemination of Information on New Educational Media
      • General Provisions
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
    • INSTITUTES
      • General
      • International Affairs
  • GRANTS FOR TEACHING IN THE EDUCATION OF HANDICAPPED CHILDREN
  • EARLY EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR HANDICAPPED CHILDREN
  • SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION IN AREAS AFFECTED BY FEDERAL ACTIVITIES
  • GRANTS FOR TEACHING IN THE EDUCATION OF THE DEAF
  • NATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF
  • GALLAUDET COLLEGE
    • CONTINUATION AND ADMINISTRATION
    • MODEL SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    • DEMONSTRATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
  • HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES
    • GRANTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC FACILITIES
    • GRANTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GRADUATE ACADEMIC FACILITIES
    • LOANS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ACADEMIC FACILITIES
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
  • TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • GRANTS FOR EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, FACILITIES AND SERVICES, AND STRENGTHENING OF EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES
    • SCHOOL LIBRARY RESOURCES, TEXTBOOKS, AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
    • SUPPLEMENTARY EDUCATIONAL CENTERS AND SERVICES
    • STRENGTHENING STATE AND LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES
      • Grants to Strengthen State Departments of Education
      • Local Educational Agencies
      • Comprehensive Educational Planning and Evaluation
      • General Provisions
    • EDUCATION OF HANDICAPPED CHILDREN
    • BILINGUAL EDUCATION
      • Financial Assistance for Bilingual Education Programs
      • Administration
      • Supportive Services and Activities
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • ETHNIC HERITAGE PROGRAM
  • PAY AND PERSONNEL PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS TEACHERS
  • OVERSEAS DEFENSE DEPENDENTS EDUCATION
  • SUPPORT AND SCHOLARSHIP IN HUMANITIES AND ARTS; MUSEUM SERVICES
    • NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES
    • MUSEUM SERVICES
  • INDEMNITY FOR EXHIBITIONS OF ARTS AND ARTIFACTS
  • NATIONAL VOCATIONAL STUDENT LOAN INSURANCE
  • HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCES AND STUDENT ASSISTANCE
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
      • Definitions
      • Additional General Provisions
      • Cost of Higher Education
      • Administrative Provisions for Delivery of Student Financial Assistance
      • Lender and Institution Requirements Relating to Education Loans
    • TEACHER QUALITY ENHANCEMENT
      • Teacher Quality Partnership Grants
      • Enhancing Teacher Education
        • preparing teachers for digital age learners
        • honorable augustus f. hawkins centers of excellence
        • preparing general education teachers to more effectively educate students with disabilities
        • adjunct teacher corps
        • graduate fellowships to prepare faculty in high-need areas at colleges of education
      • General Provisions
    • INSTITUTIONAL AID
      • Strengthening Institutions
      • Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities
      • Endowment Challenge Grants for Institutions Eligible for Assistance Under Part A or Part B
      • Historically Black College and University Capital Financing
      • Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program
        • minority science and engineering improvement program
        • programs in stem fields
        • administrative and general provisions
      • Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority-Serving Institutions
      • General Provisions
    • STUDENT ASSISTANCE
      • Grants to Students in Attendance at Institutions of Higher Education
        • federal pell grants
        • federal early outreach and student services programs
          • Federal TRIO Programs
          • Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs
          • [Repealed
          • Model Program Community Partnership and Counseling Grants
          • Public Information
          • National Student Savings Demonstration Program
          • Preeligibility Form
          • Technical Assistance for Teachers and Counselors
        • federal supplemental educational opportunity grants
        • leveraging educational assistance partnership program
        • special programs for students whose families are engaged in migrant and seasonal farmwork
        • robert c. byrd honors scholarship program
        • child care access means parents in school
        • [Repealed
        • teach grants
        • scholarships for veterans dependents
      • Federal Family Education Loan Program
      • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
      • Federal Perkins Loans
      • Need Analysis
      • General Provisions Relating to Student Assistance Programs
      • Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students
      • Program Integrity
        • state role
        • accrediting agency recognition
        • eligibility and certification procedures
      • Competitive Loan Auction Pilot Program
      • Transferred
    • DEVELOPING INSTITUTIONS
      • Hispanic-Serving Institutions
      • Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans
      • General Provisions
    • INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
      • International and Foreign Language Studies
      • Business and International Education Programs
      • Institute for International Public Policy
      • General Provisions
    • GRADUATE AND POSTSECONDARY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS
      • Graduate Education Programs
        • jacob k. javits fellowship program
        • graduate assistance in areas of national need
        • thurgood marshall legal educational opportunity program
        • masters degree programs at historically black colleges and universities and predominantly black institutions
        • general provisions
      • Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
      • Urban Community Service
      • Programs To Provide Students With Disabilities With a Quality Higher Education
        • demonstration projects to support postsecondary faculty, staff, and administrators in educating students with disabilities
        • transition programs for students with intellectual disabilities into higher education
        • commission on accessible materials; programs to support improved access to materials
        • national technical assistance center; coordinating center
      • College Access Challenge Grant Program
    • MISCELLANEOUS
    • ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS
      • Project GRAD
      • Mathematics and Science Scholars Program
      • Business Workforce Partnerships for Job Skill Training in High-Growth Occupations or Industries
      • Capacity for Nursing Students and Faculty
      • American History for Freedom
      • Teach For America
      • Patsy T. Mink Fellowship Program
      • Improving College Enrollment By Secondary Schools
      • Early Childhood Education Professional Development and Career Task Force
      • Improving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education With a Focus On Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Students
      • Pilot Programs To Increase College Persistence and Success
      • Student Safety and Campus Emergency Management
      • Low Tuition
      • Cooperative Education
      • College Partnership Grants
      • Jobs to Careers
      • Rural Development Grants for Rural-Serving Colleges and Universities
      • Campus-Based Digital Theft Prevention
      • Training for Realtime Writers
      • Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success
      • University Sustainability Programs
      • Modeling and Simulation Programs
      • Path to Success
      • School of Veterinary Medicine Competitive Grant Program
      • Early Federal Pell Grant Commitment Demonstration Program
      • Henry Kuualoha Giugni Kupuna Memorial Archives
      • Masters and Postbaccalaureate Programs
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND RESEARCH
  • BASIC EDUCATION FOR ADULTS
    • BASIC PROGRAM PROVISIONS
    • STATE PROGRAMS
      • Basic State Grants
      • Programs for Corrections Education and Education for Other Institutionalized Individuals
      • State Administrative Responsibilities
      • Planning and Applications
      • Evaluation and State Plan Amendments
      • Demonstration Projects
      • State Literacy Resource Centers
      • Federal Share; Federal Administrative Responsibilities
    • WORKPLACE LITERACY AND ENGLISH LITERACY GRANTS
    • NATIONAL PROGRAMS
  • GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING EDUCATION
    • FUNCTIONS OF DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
    • APPROPRIATIONS AND EVALUATIONS
      • Appropriations
      • Planning and Evaluation of Federal Education Activities
    • GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS CONCERNING OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS: GENERAL AUTHORITY OF SECRETARY
      • General Authority
      • Administration: Requirements and Limitations
      • Administration of Education Programs and Projects by States and Local Educational Agencies
      • Records; Privacy; Limitation on Withholding Federal Funds
    • ENFORCEMENT
    • READY TO LEARN TELEVISION
  • VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATION OF ALL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
    • INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES
    • NATIONAL ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
      • State Personnel Development Grants
      • Personnel Preparation, Technical Assistance, Model Demonstration Projects, and Dissemination of Information
      • Supports To Improve Results for Children With Disabilities
      • General Provisions
  • NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • EMERGENCY SCHOOL AID
  • ASSIGNMENT OR TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS
  • DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEX OR BLINDNESS
  • EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS
    • EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
      • Policy and Purpose
      • Unlawful Practices
      • Enforcement
      • Remedies
      • Definitions
      • Miscellaneous Provisions
    • ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS
  • CONSOLIDATION OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS
    • LIBRARIES, LEARNING RESOURCES, EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION, AND SUPPORT
      • General Provisions
      • Libraries and Learning Resources
      • Educational Innovation and Support
    • SPECIAL PROJECTS
    • PREFERENTIAL PROGRAMS
  • NATIONAL READING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    • READING IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
    • STATE READING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS
    • OTHER READING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • HARRY S TRUMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
  • AMERICAN FOLKLIFE PRESERVATION
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • VETERANS ORAL HISTORY
  • CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    • CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ASSISTANCE TO THE STATES
      • Allotment and Allocation
      • State Provisions
      • Local Provisions
    • TECH PREP EDUCATION
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
      • Federal Administrative Provisions
      • State Administrative Provisions
  • CAREER EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
    • CAREER EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
    • GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • CAREER EDUCATION INCENTIVE
  • STRENGTHENING AND IMPROVEMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    • BASIC PROGRAMS
      • Financial Assistance To Meet Special Educational Needs of Children
        • Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies
          • allocations
          • basic program requirements
        • Even Start Family Literacy Programs
        • Secondary School Programs for Basic Skills Improvement and Dropout Prevention and Reentry
        • Programs Operated by State Agencies
          • programs for migratory children
          • programs for handicapped children
          • programs for neglected and delinquent children
          • general provisions for state operated programs
        • Payments
        • General Provisions
          • federal administration
          • state administration
          • rural educational opportunities
          • studies
          • definitions
          • miscellaneous provisions
      • Federal, State, and Local Partnership for Educational Improvement
        • State and Local Programs
          • general provisions
          • state programs
          • local targeted assistance programs
          • effective schools programs
        • National Programs and Activities
        • General Administrative Provisions
    • CRITICAL SKILLS IMPROVEMENT
      • Dwight D. Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education Act
        • state grants and national programs
        • regional mathematics and science education consortiums
        • general provisions
      • Foreign Languages Assistance
      • Presidential Awards for Teaching Excellence in Foreign Languages
    • MAGNET SCHOOLS ASSISTANCE
    • SPECIAL PROGRAMS
      • Womens Educational Equity
      • Gifted and Talented Children
      • Allen J. Ellender Fellowship Program
        • program for secondary school students and teachers
        • programs for older americans and recent immigrants
        • general provisions
      • Immigrant Education
      • Territorial Assistance
      • Secretarys Fund for Innovation in Education
      • Ready To Learn Television
    • DRUG EDUCATION
      • Financial Assistance for Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Programs
      • State and Local Programs
      • Training of Teachers, Counselors, and School Personnel
      • National Programs
      • General Provisions
      • Development of Early Childhood Education Drug Abuse Prevention Materials
      • Miscellaneous Provisions
    • PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO ADDRESS SCHOOL DROPOUT PROBLEMS AND TO STRENGTHEN BASIC SKILLS INSTRUCTION
      • Assistance To Address School Dropout Problems
      • Assistance To Provide Basic Skills Improvement
      • General Provisions
    • BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
      • Financial Assistance for Bilingual Education Programs
      • Data Collection, Evaluation, and Research
      • Training and Technical Assistance
      • Administration
      • Transition
    • GUN-FREE SCHOOLS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT
    • TRANSFERS OF AGENCIES AND FUNCTIONS
    • ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
      • Personnel Provisions
      • General Administrative Provisions
    • TRANSITIONAL, SAVINGS, AND CONFORMING PROVISIONS
  • ASBESTOS SCHOOL HAZARD DETECTION AND CONTROL
  • NATIONAL CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
  • ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION BLOCK GRANT
    • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO MEET SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN
    • CONSOLIDATION OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
      • Basic Skills Development
      • Educational Improvement and Support Services
      • Special Projects
      • Secretarys Discretionary Funds
      • General Provisions
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • EDUCATION FOR ECONOMIC SECURITY
    • NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING EDUCATION
    • EDUCATION FOR ECONOMIC SECURITY
    • PARTNERSHIPS IN EDUCATION FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE, AND ENGINEERING
      • Higher Education Partnerships
      • Elementary and Secondary Education Partnerships
    • PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
    • ASBESTOS SCHOOL HAZARD ABATEMENT
    • EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION PROGRAM
    • MAGNET SCHOOLS ASSISTANCE
    • EQUAL ACCESS
    • STAR SCHOOLS PROGRAM
  • EMERGENCY IMMIGRANT EDUCATION ASSISTANCE
  • LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
  • EDUCATION OF THE DEAF
    • GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY; NATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF; OTHER PROGRAMS
      • Gallaudet University
      • National Technical Institute for the Deaf
      • Other Programs
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • AMERICAN INDIAN, ALASKA NATIVE, AND NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE AND ART DEVELOPMENT
    • AMERICAN INDIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES
    • NATIVE HAWAIIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES
    • AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
  • JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
  • DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES
    • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR DRUG ABUSE EDUCATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS
    • STATE AND LOCAL PROGRAMS
    • NATIONAL PROGRAMS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION PROGRAM
  • FUND FOR THE IMPROVEMENT AND REFORM OF SCHOOLS AND TEACHING
    • GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS
    • FAMILY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP
    • ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • EDUCATION FOR NATIVE HAWAIIANS
  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS
    • ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
      • Foreign Languages
        • foreign language assistance
        • presidential award for languages
      • Educational Partnerships
      • Projects and Programs Designed To Address School Dropout Problems and To Strengthen Basic Skills Instruction
        • assistance to address school dropout problems
        • assistance to provide basic skills improvement
        • general provisions
    • TECHNOLOGY AND TRAINING
      • Transfer of Education and Training Software
      • Instructional Programs in Technology Education
      • Replication of Technical Education Programs
      • Access Demonstration Programs
  • EISENHOWER EXCHANGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
  • EXCELLENCE IN MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE, AND ENGINEERING EDUCATION
    • FINDINGS AND OBJECTIVES
    • MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS
      • Innovative Technologies
      • Science-Technology Centers
      • Grants to Educational Agencies for Systemic Reform of Mathematics and Science Education
    • HIGHER EDUCATION
      • Graduate Fellowships and Traineeships
      • Centers of Excellence
    • WOMEN AND MINORITIES IN MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
    • EDUCATION COORDINATION AND DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROGRAMS
    • SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS
      • National Science Scholars Program
      • Robert Noyce Scholarships
      • National Academy of Science, Space, and Technology
      • Additional Provisions
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS AND AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
      • Authorization of Appropriations
      • Definitions
  • NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION
  • CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION
  • NATIONAL EDUCATION REFORM
    • NATIONAL EDUCATION GOALS
    • NATIONAL EDUCATION REFORM LEADERSHIP, STANDARDS, AND ASSESSMENTS
      • National Education Goals Panel
      • Leadership in Educational Technology
      • Authorization of Appropriations
    • STATE AND LOCAL EDUCATION SYSTEMIC IMPROVEMENT
    • PARENTAL ASSISTANCE
    • NATIONAL SKILL STANDARDS BOARD
    • INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    • SAFE SCHOOLS
    • MINORITY-FOCUSED CIVICS EDUCATION
    • EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND IMPROVEMENT
      • General Provisions Regarding Office of Educational Research and Improvement
      • National Educational Research Policy and Priorities Board
      • National Research Institutes
      • National Education Dissemination System
      • National Library of Education
      • Certain Multiyear Grants and Contracts
      • Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers
      • National Diffusion Network
      • Eisenhower Regional Mathematics and Science Education Consortia
      • Technology-Based Technical Assistance
    • MISCELLANEOUS
      • Miscellaneous Provisions
      • Environmental Tobacco Smoke
  • SCHOOL-TO-WORK OPPORTUNITIES
    • SCHOOL-TO-WORK OPPORTUNITIES BASIC PROGRAM COMPONENTS
    • SCHOOL-TO-WORK OPPORTUNITIES SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS TO STATES
      • State Development Grants
      • State Implementation Grants
      • Development and Implementation Grants for School-to-Work Programs for Indian Youths
    • FEDERAL IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS TO LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
    • NATIONAL PROGRAMS
    • WAIVER OF STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • TECHNICAL PROVISIONS
  • STRENGTHENING AND IMPROVEMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    • IMPROVING THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF THE DISADVANTAGED
      • Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies
        • basic program requirements
        • allocations
      • Student Reading Skills Improvement Grants
        • reading first
        • early reading first
        • william f. goodling even start family literacy programs
        • improving literacy through school libraries
      • Education of Migratory Children
      • Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk
        • state agency programs
        • local agency programs
        • general provisions
      • National Assessment of Subchapter I
      • Comprehensive School Reform
      • Advanced Placement Programs
      • School Dropout Prevention
        • coordinated national strategy
        • school dropout prevention initiative
      • General Provisions
    • PREPARING, TRAINING, AND RECRUITING HIGH QUALITY TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS
      • Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund
        • grants to states
        • subgrants to local educational agencies
        • subgrants to eligible partnerships
        • accountability
        • national activities
      • Mathematics and Science Partnerships
      • Innovation for Teacher Quality
        • transitions to teaching
          • Troops-to-Teachers Program
          • Transition to Teaching Program
          • General Provisions
        • national writing project
        • civic education
        • teaching of traditional american history
        • teacher liability protection
      • Enhancing Education Through Technology
        • state and local technology grants
        • national technology activities
        • ready-to-learn television
        • limitation on availability of certain funds for schools
    • LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION FOR LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT AND IMMIGRANT STUDENTS
      • English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act
        • grants and subgrants for english language acquisition and language enhancement
        • accountability and administration
        • national activities
        • definitions
      • Improving Language Instruction Educational Programs
        • program development and enhancement
        • research, evaluation, and dissemination
        • professional development
        • emergency immigrant education program
        • administration
      • General Provisions
    • 21ST CENTURY SCHOOLS
      • Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities
        • state grants
        • national programs
        • gun possession
        • general provisions
      • 21st Century Community Learning Centers
      • Environmental Tobacco Smoke
    • PROMOTING INFORMED PARENTAL CHOICE AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS
      • Innovative Programs
        • state and local programs
        • state programs
        • local innovative education programs
        • general provisions
      • Public Charter Schools
        • charter school programs
        • credit enhancement initiatives to assist charter school facility acquisition, construction, and renovation
        • voluntary public school choice programs
      • Magnet Schools Assistance
      • Fund for the Improvement of Education
        • fund for the improvement of education
        • elementary and secondary school counseling programs
        • partnerships in character education
        • smaller learning communities
        • reading is fundamentalinexpensive book distribution program
        • gifted and talented students
        • star schools program
        • ready to teach
        • foreign language assistance program
        • physical education
        • community technology centers
        • educational, cultural, apprenticeship, and exchange programs for alaska natives, native hawaiians, and their historical whaling and trading partners in massachusetts
        • excellence in economic education
        • grants to improve the mental health of children
        • arts in education
        • parental assistance and local family information centers
        • combatting domestic violence
        • healthy, high-performance schools
        • grants for capital expenses of providing equitable services for private school students
        • additional assistance for certain local educational agencies impacted by federal property acquisition
        • womens educational equity act
    • FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
      • Improving Academic Achievement
        • accountability
        • funding transferability for state and local educational agencies
        • state and local flexibility demonstration
          • State Flexibility Authority
          • Local Flexibility Demonstration
        • state accountability for adequate yearly progress
      • Rural Education Initiative
        • small, rural school achievement program
        • rural and low-income school program
        • general provisions
      • General Provisions
    • INDIAN, NATIVE HAWAIIAN, AND ALASKA NATIVE EDUCATION
      • Indian Education
        • formula grants to local educational agencies
        • special programs and projects to improve educational opportunities for indian children
        • national activities
        • federal administration
        • definitions; authorizations of appropriations
      • Native Hawaiian Education
      • Alaska Native Education
    • IMPACT AID
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
      • Definitions
      • Flexibility in the Use of Administrative and Other Funds
      • Coordination of Programs; Consolidated State and Local Plans and Applications
      • Waivers
      • Uniform Provisions
        • private schools
        • other provisions
      • Evaluations
    • PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE
      • Fund for the Improvement of Education
      • Gifted and Talented Children
      • Public Charter Schools
        • basic charter school grant program
        • credit enhancement initiatives to assist charter school facility acquisition, construction, and renovation
      • Arts in Education
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CHAPTER 1

OFFICE OF EDUCATION

Repealed

Section 1, R.S. § 516, established Office of Education and provided for purpose and duties of Office.

Section 2, R.S. § 517, provided for appointment of a Commissioner of Education to manage Office of Education.



Repealed

Section, act May 26, 1930, ch. 330, 46 Stat. 384, provided for appointment of an Assistant Commissioner of Education.





Repealed

Section 3, act May 28, 1896, ch. 252, § 1, 29 Stat. 171; Reorg. Plan No. I of 1939, §§ 201, 204, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2728, 53 Stat. 1424; Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1953, §§ 5, 8, eff. Apr. 11, 1953, 18 F.R. 2053, 67 Stat. 631, provided for publication of a bulletin of Office of Education respecting condition of higher education, technical and industrial education, compulsory school attendance, and other domestic and foreign education topics, and provided for a one edition issue of 12,500 copies, chargeable to allotment for printing and binding of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

Section 4, R.S. § 518, which directed Commissioner of Education to present an annual report to Congress.





Repealed

Section, R.S. § 519; acts Feb. 26, 1925, ch. 339, § 3, 43 Stat. 983; Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, § 1, 48 Stat. 389; June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title I, § 103, 63 Stat. 380, required Administrator of General Services to furnish proper offices for use of Office of Education.





Repealed

Section, Pub. L. 90-576, title III, § 303(a)-(d), Oct. 16, 1968, 82 Stat. 1095, related to collection and dissemination of information, providing in subsec. (a) for duties of Commissioner of Education, subsec. (b) for counseling and technical assistance in rural areas, in subsec. (c) for preparation and availability of catalog of Federal education assistance programs, and subsec. (d) for authorization of appropriations.





CHAPTER 2

TEACHING OF AGRICULTURAL, TRADE, HOME ECONOMICS, AND INDUSTRIAL SUBJECTS

Repealed

Section 11, acts Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, § 1, 39 Stat. 929; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 15, June 10, 1933; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. I, §§ 201, 204, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2728, 53 Stat. 1424; 1953 Reorg. Plan No. 1, §§ 5, 8, eff. Apr. 11, 1953, 18 F.R. 2053, 67 Stat. 631; Oct. 17, 1979, Pub. L. 96-88, title III, § 301, title V, § 507, 93 Stat. 677, 692, related to annual appropriations for payments to States for teaching agricultural, trade, home economics, and industrial subjects.

Section 12, acts Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, § 2, 39 Stat. 930; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86-624, § 14(b)(2), 74 Stat. 414, appropriated money for salaries of teachers, supervisors, and directors of agricultural subjects.

Section 13, act Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, § 3, 39 Stat. 930, appropriated money for salaries of teachers of trade, home economics, and industrial subjects.

Section 14, acts Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, § 4, 39 Stat. 931; June 25, 1959, Pub. L. 86-70, § 18(b)(1), 73 Stat. 144; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86-624, § 14(b)(2), 74 Stat. 414, appropriated money for preparation of teachers, supervisors, and directors of agricultural subjects and teachers of trade, industrial, and home economics.



Omitted





Repealed

Section 15h, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 1, 49 Stat. 1488; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, § 1, 60 Stat. 775, provided for a popular name. Subject matter of section prior to its amendment related to the development of vocational education in States and Territories, appropriations and their allotment, and matching of funds by States and Territories, and was replaced by sections 15j and 15k of this title.

Section 15i, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 2, 49 Stat. 1488; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 775; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925; June 25, 1959, Pub. L. 86-70, § 18(b)(2), 73 Stat. 144; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86-624, § 14(b)(3), 74 Stat. 414, defined "States and Territories", "State plan", "State board", and "Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act".

Section 15j, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 3, 49 Stat. 1489; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 775; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925; Aug. 8, 1956, ch. 1039, § 2, 70 Stat. 1126, authorized appropriations for programs in vocational education in agriculture, home economics, trades and industry, distributive occupations, and fishery trades.

Section 15k, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 4, 49 Stat. 1489; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 776; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925, required that Federal funds be matched by State and local funds in order to receive benefits of section 15i et seq. of this title.

Section 15l, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 5, 49 Stat. 1489; 1940 Reorg. Plan No. III, § 1(a)(1), eff. June 30, 1940, 5 F.R. 2107, 54 Stat. 1231; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 776; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925, provided for method of payment of funds to which the State or Territory was entitled under section 15i et seq. of this title.

Section 15m, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 6, 49 Stat. 1489; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 777; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title, III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925, made funds available for salary and expenses of State directors.

For general subject matter of sections 15i to 15m, see section 1241 et seq. of this title.



Omitted

Section, act June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 6a, 49 Stat. 1490, limited expenditures on industrial plant training and was omitted in the amendment of act June 8, 1936 by act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, 60 Stat. 775.





Repealed

Section 15o, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 7, 49 Stat. 1490; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 777; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925, made the Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act applicable to the development of vocational education.

Section 15p, acts June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 8, 49 Stat. 1490; Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 777; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925, required that industrial-plant training be bona-fide vocational training and that no more than 10 percent be used for the purchase or acquisition of equipment.

Section 15q, act June 8, 1936, ch. 541, § 9, as added Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title I, § 101, 60 Stat. 777; amended Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1953, §§ 5, 8, eff. Apr. 11, 1953, 18 F.R. 2053, 67 Stat. 631; Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925, authorized appropriations for Office of Education.

For general subject matter of sections 15o to 15q, see section 1241 et seq. of this title.



Repealed

Section 15aa, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 201, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 925; amended Apr. 24, 1961, Pub. L. 87-22, § 2, 75 Stat. 44; Dec. 18, 1963, Pub. L. 88-210, § 11(a)(1), 77 Stat. 411, authorized an appropriation for grants to States with State plans for practical nurse training.

Section 15bb, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 202, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 926; amended Apr. 24, 1961, Pub. L. 87-22, § 3, 75 Stat. 44; Dec. 18, 1963, Pub. L. 88-210, § 11(a)(2), 77 Stat. 411, provided for grants to States for practical nurse training.

Section 15cc, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 203, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 926; amended Apr. 24, 1961, Pub. L. 87-22, § 4, 75 Stat. 44, set out requirements for State plans under sections 15aa to 15jj of this title.

Section 15dd, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 204, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 927, set out method of making and computing payments to States.

Section 15ee, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 205, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 927, set out duties and authority of Commissioner in carrying out sections 15aa to 15jj of this title.

Section 15ff, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 206, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 928, authorized appointment of advisory committees by Commissioner.

Section 15gg, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 207, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 928, provided that amounts paid under sections 15aa to 15jj of this title should in no way affect the availability of funds for practical nurse training under sections 11 to 15, 16, and 18 to 28 and sections 15i to 15m and 15o to 15q of this title.

Section 15hh, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 208, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 928, required Commissioner to submit an annual report on administration of sections 15aa to 15jj of this title.

Section 15ii, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 209, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 928, authorized appropriation of funds necessary to administer sections 15aa to 15jj of this title.

Section 15jj, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title II, § 210, as added Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 871, title III, § 301, 70 Stat. 928; amended June 25, 1959, Pub. L. 86-70, § 18(b)(3), 73 Stat. 144; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86-624, § 14(b)(4), 74 Stat. 414; Apr. 24, 1961, Pub. L. 87-22, § 5, 75 Stat. 44, defined terms as used in sections 15aa to 15jj of this title.

For general subject matter of sections 15aa to 15jj, see section 1241 et seq. of this title.



Repealed

Section 15aaa, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 301, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1597; amended Oct. 3, 1961, Pub. L. 87-344, title II, § 207, 75 Stat. 760; Dec. 18, 1963, Pub. L. 88-210, § 11(b), 77 Stat. 411, authorized an appropriation of $15,000,000 annually for area vocational education programs.

Section 15bbb, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 302, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1598, covered allotment of funds appropriated under section 15aaa of this title.

Section 15ccc, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 303, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1598, set out conditions which States had to fulfill to qualify for payments.

Section 15ddd, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 304, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1599, set out requirements of programs under sections 15aaa to 15ggg of this title.

Section 15eee, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 305, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1599, covered additional State plan requirements for eligibility under sections 15aaa to 15ggg of this title.

Section 15fff, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 306, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1600, authorized appropriations to administer sections 15aaa to 15ggg of this title.

Section 15ggg, act Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 725, title III, § 307, as added Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-864, title VIII, § 802, 72 Stat. 1600; amended June 25, 1959, Pub. L. 86-70, § 18(b)(3), 73 Stat. 144; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86-624, § 14(b)(4), 74 Stat. 414, defined terms as used in sections 15aaa to 15ggg of this title.

For general subject matter of sections 15aaa to 15ggg, see section 1241 et seq. of this title.



Repealed

Section, acts Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, § 5, 39 Stat. 931; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 15, June 10, 1933; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. I, §§ 201, 204, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2728, 53 Stat. 1424; 1953 Reorg. Plan No. 1, §§ 5, 8, eff. Apr. 11, 1953, 18 F.R. 2053, 67 Stat. 631; Oct. 17, 1979, Pub. L. 96-88, title III, § 301, title V, § 507, 93 Stat. 677, 692, provided for State acceptance of appropriations provided by sections 11 to 14 of this title and provided for creation of State boards.