20 U.S. Code § 5963 - Eligible applicants

(a) In general
To be eligible to receive a grant under this subchapter, a local educational agency shall demonstrate in the application submitted pursuant to section 5964 (a) of this title that such agency—
(1) serves an area in which there is a high rate of—
(A) homicides committed by persons between the ages 5 to 18, inclusive;
(B) referrals of youth to juvenile court;
(C) youth under the supervision of the courts;
(D) expulsions and suspensions of students from school;
(E) referrals of youth, for disciplinary reasons, to alternative schools; or
(F) victimization of youth by violence, crime, or other forms of abuse; and
(2) has serious school crime, violence, and discipline problems, as indicated by other appropriate data.
(b) Priority
In awarding grants under this subchapter, the Secretary shall give priority to a local educational agency that submits an application that assures a strong local commitment to the projects or activities assisted under this subchapter, such as—
(1) the formation of partnerships among the local educational agency, a community-based organization, a nonprofit organization with a demonstrated commitment to or expertise in developing education programs or providing educational services to students or the public, a local law enforcement agency, or any combination thereof; and
(2) a high level of youth participation in such projects or activities.


(Pub. L. 103–227, title VII, § 703,Mar. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 205.)

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