20 U.S. Code § 3423c - Office of Indian Education
There shall be an Office of Indian Education (referred to in this section as “the Office”) in the Department of Education.
The Office shall be under the direction of the Director, who shall be appointed by the Secretary and who shall report directly to the Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
The Secretary shall give a preference to Indian persons in all personnel actions in the Office.
Such preference shall be implemented in the same fashion as the preference given to any veteran under section 45 of title 25.
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This title, referred to in subsec. (b)(2)(A), is title II of Pub. L. 96–88, Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 671, which is classified to this subchapter, but probably should have been a reference to part A of title IX of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Part A of title IX of that Act was classified generally to part A (§ 7801 et seq.) of subchapter IX of chapter 70 of this title, prior to general amendment by Pub. L. 107–110, title IX, § 901, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1956. Provisions similar to those formerly appearing in part A of title IX are contained in part A of title VII of that Act, which is classified generally to part A (§ 7401 et seq.) of subchapter VII of chapter 70 of this title. For complete classification of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6301 of this title and Tables.
The Office of Educational Research and Improvement was established by section 3419 of this title. Section 3419 was repealed and a new section 3419 establishing the Institute of Educational Sciences was enacted by Pub. L. 107–279, title IV, § 402(2), Nov. 5, 2002, 116 Stat. 1985.