20 U.S. Code Chapter 70 - STRENGTHENING AND IMPROVEMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
- SUBCHAPTER I—IMPROVING THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF THE DISADVANTAGED (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER II—PREPARING, TRAINING, AND RECRUITING HIGH QUALITY TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER III—LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION FOR LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT AND IMMIGRANT STUDENTS (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER IV—21ST CENTURY SCHOOLS (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER V—PROMOTING INFORMED PARENTAL CHOICE AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER VI—FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER VII—INDIAN, NATIVE HAWAIIAN, AND ALASKA NATIVE EDUCATION (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER VIII—IMPACT AID (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER IX—GENERAL PROVISIONS (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER X—PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER XI—COORDINATED SERVICES (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER XII—SCHOOL FACILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER XIII—SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE EDUCATION (§ )
- SUBCHAPTER XIV—GENERAL PROVISIONS (§ )
6311. State plans. 6312. Local educational agency plans. 6313. Eligible school attendance areas. 6314. Schoolwide programs. 6315. Targeted assistance schools. 6316. Academic assessment and local educational agency and school improvement. 6317. School support and recognition. 6318. Parental involvement. 6319. Qualifications for teachers and paraprofessionals. 6320. Participation of children enrolled in private schools. 6321. Fiscal requirements. 6322. Coordination requirements.
6331. Grants for the outlying areas and the Secretary of the Interior. 6332. Allocations to States. 6333. Basic grants to local educational agencies. 6334. Concentration grants to local educational agencies. 6335. Targeted grants to local educational agencies. 6336. Adequacy of funding of targeted grants to local educational agencies in fiscal years after fiscal year 2001. 6337. Education finance incentive grant program. 6338. Special allocation procedures. 6339. Carryover and waiver.
6361. Purposes. 6362. Formula grants to State educational agencies. 6363. State formula grant applications. 6364. Targeted assistance grants. 6365. External evaluation. 6366. National activities. 6367. Information dissemination. 6368. Definitions.
6371. Purposes; definitions. 6372. Local Early Reading First grants. 6373. Federal administration. 6374. Information dissemination. 6375. Reporting requirements. 6376. Evaluation.
6381. Statement of purpose. 6381a. Program authorized. 6381b. State educational agency programs. 6381c. Uses of funds. 6381d. Program elements. 6381e. Eligible participants. 6381f. Applications. 6381g. Award of subgrants. 6381h. Evaluation. 6381i. Indicators of program quality. 6381j. Research. 6381k. Construction.
6383. Improving literacy through school libraries.
6391. Program purpose. 6392. Program authorized. 6393. State allocations. 6394. State applications; services. 6395. Secretarial approval; peer review. 6396. Comprehensive needs assessment and service-delivery plan; authorized activities. 6397. Bypass. 6398. Coordination of migrant education activities. 6399. Definitions.
6421. Purpose and program authorization. 6422. Payments for programs under this part.
6431. Eligibility. 6432. Allocation of funds. 6433. State reallocation of funds. 6434. State plan and State agency applications. 6435. Use of funds. 6436. Institution-wide projects. 6437. Three-year programs or projects. 6438. Transition services. 6439. Evaluation; technical assistance; annual model program.
6451. Purpose. 6452. Programs operated by local educational agencies. 6453. Local educational agency applications. 6454. Uses of funds. 6455. Program requirements for correctional facilities receiving funds under this section. 6456. Accountability.
6471. Program evaluations. 6472. Definitions.
6491. Evaluations. 6492. Demonstrations of innovative practices. 6493. Assessment evaluation. 6494. Close Up fellowship program.
6511. Purpose. 6512. Program authorization. 6513. State applications. 6514. State use of funds. 6515. Local applications. 6516. Local use of funds. 6517. Evaluation and reports. 6518. Quality initiatives.
6531. Short title. 6532. Purposes. 6533. Funding distribution rule. 6534. Advanced placement test fee program. 6535. Advanced placement incentive program grants. 6536. Supplement, not supplant. 6537. Definitions.
6551. Short title. 6552. Purpose. 6553. Authorization of appropriations.
6555. National activities.
6561. Definitions. 6561a. Program authorized. 6561b. Applications. 6561c. State reservation. 6561d. Strategies and capacity building. 6561e. Selection of local educational agencies for subgrants. 6561f. Community based organizations. 6561g. Technical assistance. 6561h. School dropout rate calculation. 6561i. Reporting and accountability.
6571. Federal regulations. 6572. Agreements and records. 6573. State administration. 6574. Local educational agency spending audits. 6575. Prohibition against Federal mandates, direction, or control. 6576. Rule of construction on equalized spending. 6577. State report on dropout data. 6578. Regulations for sections 6311 and 6316. SUBCHAPTER II—PREPARING, TRAINING, AND RECRUITING HIGH QUALITY TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS
6601. Purpose. 6602. Definitions. 6603. Authorizations of appropriations.
6611. Allotments to States. 6612. State applications. 6613. State use of funds.
6621. Allocations to local educational agencies. 6622. Local applications and needs assessment. 6623. Local use of funds.
6631. Definitions. 6632. Subgrants. 6633. Applications. 6634. Use of funds.
6641. Technical assistance and accountability.
6651. National activities of demonstrated effectiveness.
6661. Purpose; definitions. 6662. Grants for mathematics and science partnerships. 6663. Authorization of appropriations.
Division A—Troops-to-Teachers Program 6671 to 6677. Repealed. Division B—Transition to Teaching Program 6681. Purposes. 6682. Definitions. 6683. Grant program. 6684. Evaluation and accountability for recruiting and retaining teachers. Division C—General Provisions 6691. Authorization of appropriations.
6701. Purposes. 6702. National Writing Project.
6711. Short title. 6712. Purpose. 6713. General authority. 6714. We the People program. 6715. Cooperative civic education and economic education exchange programs. 6716. Authorization of appropriations.
6721. Establishment of program. 6722. Authorization of appropriations.
6731. Short title. 6732. Purpose. 6733. Definitions. 6734. Applicability. 6735. Preemption and election of State nonapplicability. 6736. Limitation on liability for teachers. 6737. Allocation of responsibility for noneconomic loss. 6738. Effective date.
6751. Short title. 6752. Purposes and goals. 6753. Definitions. 6754. Authorization of appropriations.
6761. Allotment and reallotment. 6762. Use of allotment by State. 6763. State applications. 6764. Local applications. 6765. State activities. 6766. Local activities.
6771. National activities. 6772. National education technology plan.
6775. Ready-to-Learn Television.
6777. Internet safety. SUBCHAPTER III—LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION FOR LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT AND IMMIGRANT STUDENTS 6801. Authorizations of appropriations; condition on effectiveness of parts.
6811. Short title. 6812. Purposes.
6821. Formula grants to States. 6822. Native American and Alaska Native children in school. 6823. State and specially qualified agency plans. 6824. Within-State allocations. 6825. Subgrants to eligible entities. 6826. Local plans.
6841. Evaluations. 6842. Achievement objectives and accountability. 6843. Reporting requirements. 6844. Coordination with related programs. 6845. Rules of construction. 6846. Legal authority under State law. 6847. Civil rights. 6848. Programs for Native Americans and Puerto Rico. 6849. Prohibition.
6861. National professional development project.
6871. Eligible entity.
6891. Short title. 6892. Purpose. 6893. Native American children in school. 6894. Residents of the territories and freely associated states
6911. Financial assistance for language instruction educational programs. 6912. Program enhancement activities. 6913. Comprehensive school and systemwide improvement activities. 6914. Applications. 6915. Capacity building. 6916. Programs for Native Americans and Puerto Rico. 6917. Evaluations. 6918. Construction.
6931. Authority. 6932. Research. 6933. Academic excellence awards. 6934. State grant program. 6935. Instruction materials development.
6951. Professional development grants.
6961. Purpose. 6962. State administrative costs. 6963. Withholding. 6964. State allotments. 6965. State applications. 6966. Administrative provisions. 6967. Uses of funds. 6968. Reports.
6981. Release time. 6982. Notification. 6983. Coordination and reporting requirements.
7011. Definitions. 7012. Parental notification. 7013. National clearinghouse. 7014. Regulations. SUBCHAPTER IV—21ST CENTURY SCHOOLS
7101. Short title. 7102. Purpose. 7103. Authorization of appropriations.
7111. Reservations and allotments. 7112. Reservation of State funds for safe and drug-free schools. 7113. State application. 7114. Local educational agency program. 7115. Authorized activities. 7116. Reporting. 7117. Programs for Native Hawaiians.
7131. Federal activities. 7132. Impact evaluation. 7133. Hate crime prevention. 7134. Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee. 7135. National Coordinator Program. 7136. Community service grant program. 7137. School Security Technology and Resource Center. 7138. National Center for School and Youth Safety. 7139. Grants to reduce alcohol abuse. 7140. Mentoring programs.
7151. Gun-free requirements.
7161. Definitions. 7162. Message and materials. 7163. Parental consent. 7164. Prohibited uses of funds. 7165. Transfer of school disciplinary records.
7171. Purpose; definitions. 7172. Allotments to States. 7173. State application. 7174. Local competitive grant program. 7175. Local activities. 7176. Authorization of appropriations.
7181. Short title. 7182. Definitions. 7183. Nonsmoking policy for children’s services. 7184. Preemption. SUBCHAPTER V—PROMOTING INFORMED PARENTAL CHOICE AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS
7201. Purposes, State and local responsibility.
7211. Allotment to States. 7211a. Allocation to local educational agencies.
7213. State uses of funds. 7213a. State applications.
7215. Local uses of funds. 7215a. Administrative authority. 7215b. Local applications.
7217. Maintenance of effort. 7217a. Participation of children enrolled in private schools. 7217b. Federal administration. 7217c. Supplement, not supplant. 7217d. Definitions. 7217e. Authorization of appropriations.
7221. Purpose. 7221a. Program authorized. 7221b. Applications. 7221c. Administration. 7221d. National activities. 7221e. Federal formula allocation during first year and for successive enrollment expansions. 7221f. Solicitation of input from charter school operators. 7221g. Records transfer. 7221h. Paperwork reduction. 7221i. Definitions. 7221j. Authorization of appropriations.
7223. Purpose. 7223a. Grants to eligible entities. 7223b. Applications. 7223c. Charter school objectives. 7223d. Reserve account. 7223e. Limitation on administrative costs. 7223f. Audits and reports. 7223g. No full faith and credit for grantee obligations. 7223h. Recovery of funds. 7223i. Definitions. 7223j. Authorization of appropriations.
7225. Grants. 7225a. Uses of funds. 7225b. Applications. 7225c. Priorities. 7225d. Requirements and voluntary participation. 7225e. Evaluations. 7225f. Definitions. 7225g. Authorization of appropriations.
7231. Findings and purpose. 7231a. Definition. 7231b. Program authorized. 7231c. Eligibility. 7231d. Applications and requirements. 7231e. Priority. 7231f. Use of funds. 7231g. Prohibition. 7231h. Limitations. 7231i. Evaluations. 7231j. Authorization of appropriations; reservation.
7241. Authorization of appropriations.
7243. Programs authorized. 7243a. Applications. 7243b. Program requirements. 7243c. Studies of national significance.
7245. Elementary and secondary school counseling programs.
7247. Partnerships in character education program.
7249. Smaller learning communities.
7251. Inexpensive book distribution program for reading motivation.
7253. Short title. 7253a. Purpose. 7253b. Rule of construction. 7253c. Authorized programs. 7253d. Program priorities. 7253e. General provisions.
7255. Short title. 7255a. Purposes. 7255b. Grant program authorized. 7255c. Applications. 7255d. Other grant assistance. 7255e. Administrative provisions. 7255f. Definitions.
7257. Grants. 7257a. Application required. 7257b. Reports and evaluation. 7257c. Digital educational programming grants. 7257d. Administrative costs.
7259. Short title. 7259a. Program authorized. 7259b. Applications. 7259c. Elementary school foreign language incentive program.
7261. Short title. 7261a. Purpose. 7261b. Program authorized. 7261c. Applications. 7261d. Requirements. 7261e. Administrative provisions. 7261f. Supplement, not supplant.
7263. Purpose and program authorization. 7263a. Eligibility and application requirements. 7263b. Uses of funds.
7265. Short title. 7265a. Findings and purposes. 7265b. Program authorization. 7265c. Administrative provisions. 7265d. Availability of funds. 7265e. Definitions.
7267. Short title. 7267a. Purpose and goals. 7267b. Grant program authorized. 7267c. Applications. 7267d. Requirements. 7267e. Administrative provisions. 7267f. Supplement, not supplant.
7269. Grants for the integration of schools and mental health systems. 7269a. Promotion of school readiness through early childhood emotional and social development.
7271. Assistance for arts education.
7273. Purposes. 7273a. Grants authorized. 7273b. Applications. 7273c. Uses of funds. 7273d. Administrative provisions. 7273e. Local family information centers.
7275. Grants to combat the impact of experiencing or witnessing domestic violence on elementary and secondary school children.
7277. Grant program authorized. 7277a. State uses of funds. 7277b. Local uses of funds. 7277c. Report to Congress. 7277d. Limitations. 7277e. Healthy, high-performance school building defined.
7279. Grant program authorized. 7279a. Uses of funds. 7279b. Allotments to States. 7279c. Subgrants to local educational agencies. 7279d. Capital expenses defined. 7279e. Termination.
7281. Reservation. 7281a. Eligibility. 7281b. Maximum amount.
7283. Short title and findings. 7283a. Statement of purpose. 7283b. Programs authorized. 7283c. Applications. 7283d. Criteria and priorities. 7283e. Report. 7283f. Administration. 7283g. Amount. SUBCHAPTER VI—FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
7301. Grants for State assessments and related activities. 7301a. Grants for enhanced assessment instruments. 7301b. Funding.
7305. Short title. 7305a. Purpose. 7305b. Transferability of funds.
7311. Short title. 7311a. Purpose. 7311b. General provision. Division A—State Flexibility Authority 7315. State flexibility. 7315a. Consolidation and use of funds. 7315b. Performance review and penalties. 7315c. Renewal of grant of flexibility authority. Division B—Local Flexibility Demonstration 7321. Local flexibility demonstration agreements. 7321a. Consolidation and use of funds. 7321b. Limitations on administrative expenditures. 7321c. Performance review and penalties. 7321d. Renewal of local flexibility demonstration agreement. 7321e. Reports.
7325. Accountability for adequate yearly progress. 7325a. Peer review. 7325b. Technical assistance. 7325c. Report to Congress.
7341. Short title. 7341a. Purpose.
7345. Use of applicable funding. 7345a. Grant program authorized. 7345b. Accountability.
7351. Program authorized. 7351a. Uses of funds. 7351b. Applications. 7351c. Accountability.
7355. Annual average daily attendance determination. 7355a. Supplement, not supplant. 7355b. Rule of construction. 7355c. Authorization of appropriations.
7371. Prohibition against Federal mandates, direction, or control. 7372. Rule of construction on equalized spending. SUBCHAPTER VII—INDIAN, NATIVE HAWAIIAN, AND ALASKA NATIVE EDUCATION
7401. Statement of policy. 7402. Purpose.
7421. Purpose. 7422. Grants to local educational agencies and tribes. 7423. Amount of grants. 7424. Applications. 7425. Authorized services and activities. 7426. Integration of services authorized. 7427. Student eligibility forms. 7428. Payments. 7429. State educational agency review.
7441. Improvement of educational opportunities for Indian children. 7442. Professional development for teachers and education professionals.
7451. National research activities. 7452. In-service training for teachers of Indian children. 7453. Fellowships for Indian students. 7454. Gifted and talented Indian students. 7455. Grants to tribes for education administrative planning and development. 7456. Improvement of educational opportunities for adult Indians.
7471. National Advisory Council on Indian Education. 7472. Peer review. 7473. Preference for Indian applicants. 7474. Minimum grant criteria.
7491. Definitions. 7492. Authorizations of appropriations.
7511. Short title. 7512. Findings. 7513. Purposes. 7514. Native Hawaiian Education Council and island councils. 7515. Program authorized. 7516. Administrative provisions. 7517. Definitions.
7541. Short title. 7542. Findings. 7543. Purposes. 7544. Program authorized. 7545. Administrative provisions. 7546. Definitions. SUBCHAPTER VIII—IMPACT AID 7701. Purpose. 7702. Payments relating to Federal acquisition of real property. 7703. Payments for eligible federally connected children. 7703a. Impact aid for children with severe disabilities. 7703b. Assistance to local educational agencies that benefit dependents of members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense civilian employees. 7704. Policies and procedures relating to children residing on Indian lands. 7705. Application for payments under sections 7702 and 7703 of this title. 7706. Repealed. 7707. Construction. 7708. Facilities. 7709. State consideration of payments in providing State aid. 7710. Federal administration. 7711. Administrative hearings and judicial review. 7712. Forgiveness of overpayments. 7713. Definitions. 7713a. School facilities for children of Government employees and other residents in Indian reservations, national parks, and national monuments. 7714. Authorization of appropriations. SUBCHAPTER IX—GENERAL PROVISIONS
7801. Definitions. 7802. Applicability of subchapter. 7803. Applicability to Bureau of Indian Affairs operated schools.
7821. Consolidation of State administrative funds for elementary and secondary education programs. 7822. Single local educational agency States. 7823. Consolidation of funds for local administration. 7824. Consolidated set-aside for Department of the Interior funds.
7841. Purposes. 7842. Optional consolidated State plans or applications. 7843. Consolidated reporting. 7844. General applicability of State educational agency assurances. 7845. Consolidated local plans or applications. 7846. Other general assurances.
7861. Waivers of statutory and regulatory requirements.
7881. Participation by private school children and teachers. 7882. Standards for by-pass. 7883. Complaint process for participation of private school children. 7884. By-pass determination process. 7885. Prohibition against funds for religious worship or instruction. 7886. Private, religious, and home schools.
7901. Maintenance of effort. 7902. Prohibition regarding State aid. 7903. Privacy of assessment results. 7904. School prayer. 7905. Equal access to public school facilities. 7906. General prohibitions. 7907. Prohibitions on Federal Government and use of Federal funds. 7908. Armed Forces recruiter access to students and student recruiting information. 7909. Prohibition on federally sponsored testing. 7910. Limitations on national testing or certification for teachers. 7911. Prohibition on nationwide database. 7912. Unsafe school choice option. 7913. Prohibition on discrimination. 7914. Civil rights. 7915. Rulemaking. 7916. Severability.
7941. Evaluations. SUBCHAPTER X—PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE
8001 to 8007. Repealed.
8031 to 8037. Repealed.
8061 to 8067. Repealed.
8071 to 8071j. Repealed.
8101 to 8105. Repealed.
8141 to 8143. Repealed.
8171, 8172. Repealed.
8181, 8182. Repealed.
8191, 8192. Repealed.
8201, 8202. Repealed.
8221 to 8224. Repealed.
8241 to 8247. Repealed.
8271, 8272. Repealed.
8281 to 8284. Repealed.
8291 to 8297. Repealed.
8311, 8312. Repealed.
8331, 8332. Repealed.
8351 to 8361. Repealed.
8371. Repealed. SUBCHAPTER XI—COORDINATED SERVICES 8401 to 8407. Repealed. SUBCHAPTER XII—SCHOOL FACILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT 8501 to 8513. Repealed. SUBCHAPTER XIII—SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE EDUCATION 8601, 8602. Repealed.
8621 to 8625. Transferred.
8651, 8652. Transferred.
8671 to 8678. Transferred.
8701. Transferred. SUBCHAPTER XIV—GENERAL PROVISIONS
8801 to 8803. Repealed.
8821 to 8826. Repealed.
8851 to 8857. Repealed.
8891 to 8904. Repealed.
8921 to 8923. Repealed.
8961, 8962. Repealed.
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|20 USC||Description of Change||Session Year||Public Law||Statutes at Large|
|§ 6301||nt new||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(a)||126 Stat. 1744|
|§ 6671||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6671||nt new||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(3)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6672||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6673||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6674||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6675||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6676||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 6677||repealed||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 541(d)(1)||126 Stat. 1735|
|§ 7702||nt new||2014||113-76 [Sec.] 309||128 Stat. 400|
|§ 7702||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(c)(4)||126 Stat. 1748|
|§ 7702||nt new||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(c)||126 Stat. 1748|
|§ 7702||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(b)(1)||126 Stat. 1744|
|§ 7703||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(c)(4)||126 Stat. 1748|
|§ 7703||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(b)(2)||126 Stat. 1746|
|§ 7703b||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 561(c)||126 Stat. 1744|
|§ 7703b||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 561(b)(1)||126 Stat. 1743|
|§ 7710||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(c)(4)||126 Stat. 1748|
|§ 7710||2012||112-239 [Sec.] 563(b)(3)||126 Stat. 1747|
|§ 7801||nt||2013||113-46 [Sec.] 144||127 Stat. 565|
|§ 7801||nt||2012||112-175 [Sec.] 145||126 Stat. 1322|
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