As used in this section, the term “outlying areas” includes Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, but does not include the freely associated states of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.
20 U.S. Code § 3427. Coordinator for the outlying areas
(c) DutiesThe coordinator for the outlying areas shall—
evaluate, on a periodic basis, the needs of education programs in the outlying areas;
assist with the coordination of programs that serve the outlying areas; and
(d) Outlying areas defined