20 U.S. Code § 2504 - Prerequisites for State participation
Prerequisites for State participationAny State desiring to receive the amount for which it is eligible for any fiscal year pursuant to this subchapter shall agree to submit to the Secretary of Education by December 31, 1978, a report on any planning undertaken pursuant to this subchapter. Such report shall be in such form as the State may desire, and may include planning proposals for—
extending career education and career development programs and services to all individuals in the State;
extending the concept of the education process beyond the school into the area of employment and community affairs, and relating the subject matter curriculums of schools to the needs of individuals to function in society;
the implementation of new concepts in career education and career development and for the replication of concepts which have demonstrated success;
the development of training programs, including inservice training programs, for teachers, counselors, other educators, and administrators;
fostering cooperative arrangements with such community groups and agencies as the public employment services, vocational rehabilitation service, community mental health agencies, education opportunity centers, and other community resources concerned with vocational development guidance and counseling, in order to avoid unnecessary duplication in the provision of services in the community or area to be served; and
inventories of State, local, and private resources available for the development of career education and career development programs and services.