20 U.S. Code § 2533 - Administration by unit in Department of Education

(a) Establishment; functions
The Secretary of Education shall establish or designate an administrative unit within the Department of Education for purposes of—
(1) carrying out provisions of this subchapter;
(2) providing information regarding guidance and counseling as a profession, guidance and counseling activities of the Federal Government, and, to the extent practicable, activities of State and local programs of guidance and counseling; and
(3) advising the Secretary of Education on coordinating guidance and counseling activities included in all programs which he is authorized to carry out, and, to the extent he deems practicable, how such activities may be coordinated with other programs of the Federal Government and State and local guidance and counseling programs.
(b) Reservation of amount for implementation
The Secretary of Education may reserve an amount not to exceed 5 per centum of the sums appropriated under this subchapter to carry out the provisions of this section.


(Pub. L. 94–482, title III, § 343,Oct. 12, 1976, 90 Stat. 2225; Pub. L. 95–43, § 1(b)(8),June 15, 1977, 91 Stat. 219; Pub. L. 96–88, title III, § 301(a)(1), (b)(2), title V, § 507,Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 677, 678, 692.)

1977—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 95–43substituted “this subchapter” for “this section”.
Transfer of Functions

“Secretary of Education” and “Department of Education” substituted in text for “Commissioner” and “Education Division”, respectively, pursuant to sections 301(a)(1), (b)(2) and 507 ofPub. L. 96–88, which are classified to sections 3441 (a)(1), (b)(2) and 3507 of this title and which transferred functions of Commissioner of Education to Secretary of Education and transferred Education Division to Department of Education.
For authority of Secretary of Education to consolidate, alter, or discontinue the administrative unit for guidance and counseling programs, or to reallocate any functions vested by statute in the administrative unit, see section 413 ofPub. L. 96–88, which is classified to section 3473 of this title.

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