20 U.S. Code § 6826 - Local plans

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(a) Plan required
Each eligible entity desiring a subgrant from the State educational agency under section 6824 of this title shall submit a plan to the State educational agency at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the State educational agency may require.
(b) Contents
Each plan submitted under subsection (a) of this section shall—
(1) describe the programs and activities proposed to be developed, implemented, and administered under the subgrant;
(2) describe how the eligible entity will use the subgrant funds to meet all annual measurable achievement objectives described in section 6842 of this title;
(3) describe how the eligible entity will hold elementary schools and secondary schools receiving funds under this subpart accountable for—
(A) meeting the annual measurable achievement objectives described in section 6842 of this title;
(B) making adequate yearly progress for limited English proficient children, as described in section 6311 (b)(2)(B) of this title; and
(C) annually measuring the English proficiency of limited English proficient children, so that such children served by the programs carried out under this part develop proficiency in English while meeting State academic content and student academic achievement standards as required by section 6311 (b)(1) of this title;
(4) describe how the eligible entity will promote parental and community participation in programs for limited English proficient children;
(5) contain an assurance that the eligible entity consulted with teachers, researchers, school administrators, and parents, and, if appropriate, with education-related community groups and nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education, in developing such plan; and
(6) describe how language instruction educational programs carried out under the subgrant will ensure that limited English proficient children being served by the programs develop English proficiency.
(c) Teacher English fluency
Each eligible entity receiving a subgrant under section 6824 of this title shall include in its plan a certification that all teachers in any language instruction educational program for limited English proficient children that is, or will be, funded under this part are fluent in English and any other language used for instruction, including having written and oral communications skills.
(d) Other requirements for approval
Each local plan shall also contain assurances that—
(1) each local educational agency that is included in the eligible entity is complying with section 7012 of this title prior to, and throughout, each school year;
(2) the eligible entity annually will assess the English proficiency of all children with limited English proficiency participating in programs funded under this part;
(3) the eligible entity has based its proposed plan on scientifically based research on teaching limited English proficient children;
(4) the eligible entity will ensure that the programs will enable children to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language and meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards; and
(5) the eligible entity is not in violation of any State law, including State constitutional law, regarding the education of limited English proficient children, consistent with sections 6846 and 6847 of this title.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3116, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title III, § 301,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1700.)
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 6831 to 6833 were omitted in the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
Section 6831,Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3121, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3641, related to national long-range technology plan. See section 6772 of this title.
Section 6832,Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3122, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3642, related to Federal leadership in promoting the use of technology in education.
Section 6833,Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3123, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3644, related to study, evaluation and report of funding alternatives.

 

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