statewide partnership

(2)The term “statewide partnership” means a partnership that— (A)shall include— (i)the Governor of the State or the designee of the Governor; (ii)the heads of the State systems for public higher education, or, if such a position does not exist, not less than 1 representative of a public degree-granting institution of higher education; (iii)a representative of the agencies in the State that administer Federal or State-funded early childhood education programs; (iv)not less than 1 representative of a public community college; (v)not less than 1 representative of a technical school; (vi)not less than 1 representative of a public secondary school; (vii)the chief State school officer; (viii)the chief executive officer of the State higher education coordinating board; (ix)not less than 1 public elementary school teacher employed in the State; (x)not less than 1 early childhood educator in the State; (xi)not less than 1 public secondary school teacher employed in the State; (xii)not less than 1 representative of the business community in the State; and (xiii)not less than 1 member of the Armed Forces; and (B)may include other individuals or representatives of other organizations, such as a school administrator, a faculty member at an institution of higher education, a member of a civic or community organization, a representative from a private institution of higher education, a dean or similar representative of a school of education at an institution of higher education or a similar teacher certification or licensure program, or the State official responsible for economic development. (c)The Secretary is authorized to award grants, on a competitive basis, to States to enable each such State to work with a statewide partnership—

Source

20 USC § 9871(b)(2)


Scoping language

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