42 U.S. Code § 13504 - Math and science education program
The Secretary shall enter into contracts with existing qualified entities to conduct science and mathematics education programs that supplement the Special Programs for Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds carried out by the Secretary of Education under sections 1070d through 1070d–1d of title 20. 
(1) The purpose of the programs shall be to provide support to Federal, State, and private programs designed to promote the participation of low-income and first generation college students as defined in section 1070d of title 20  in post-secondary science and mathematics education.
(2) Support activities may include—
(1) In carrying out the purpose of this section, the entities may provide support under subsection (b)(2) of this section to—
(d) Cooperation with qualified entities
The Secretary shall cooperate with qualified entities and, to the extent practicable, make available to the entities such personnel, facilities, and other resources of the Department of Energy as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the entities.
Not later than October 1 of each year, the entities shall report to the Secretary, the Secretary of Education, and the Congress on—
(1) progress made to promote the participation of low-income and first generation college students in post-secondary science and mathematics education by—
(f) Effect on existing programs
The programs in this section shall supplement and be developed in cooperation with the current mathematics and science education programs of the Department of Energy and the Department of Education but shall not supplant them.
(g) “Qualified entity” defined
For purposes of this section, the term “qualified entity” means a nonprofit corporation, association, or institution that has demonstrated special knowledge of, and experience with, the education of low-income and first generation college students and whose primary mission is the operation of national programs that focus on low-income students and provide training and other services to educators.
(h) Authorization of appropriations
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Source(Pub. L. 102–486, title XXII, § 2204,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3089.)
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