20 U.S. Code § 7402 - Purpose

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(a) Purpose
It is the purpose of this part to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, so that such students can meet the same challenging State student academic achievement standards as all other students are expected to meet.
(b) Programs
This part carries out the purpose described in subsection (a) of this section by authorizing programs of direct assistance for—
(1) meeting the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives;
(2) the education of Indian children and adults;
(3) the training of Indian persons as educators and counselors, and in other professions serving Indian people; and
(4) research, evaluation, data collection, and technical assistance.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7102, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title VII, § 701,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1907.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 7402,Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7102, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3716, set forth findings, policy, and purpose of Bilingual Education Act, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
Prior sections 7403 to 7405 were omitted in the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
Section 7403,Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7103, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3718, authorized appropriations for bilingual education. See section 6801 of this title.
Section 7404,Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7104, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3718, related to Native American and Alaska Native children in school. See sections 6822 and 6893 of this title.
Section 7405,Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7105, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3719, related to residents of territories and freely associated nations. See section 6894 of this title.

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