20 U.S. Code § 6364 - Targeted assistance grants
For any State educational agency that receives a competitive grant under this section, the Secretary shall make an award for each of the succeeding years that the State educational agency demonstrates it is continuing to meet the criteria described in subsection (a) of this section.
The Secretary shall make a grant to each State educational agency with an application approved under this section in an amount that bears the same relation to the amount made available to carry out this section for a fiscal year as the number of children counted under section 6333(c) of this title for the State bears to the number of such children so counted for all States with applications approved for that year.
The peer review panel convened under section 6363(c)(2) of this title shall review the applications submitted under this subsection. The panel shall recommend such applications to the Secretary for funding or for disapproval.
The Secretary may make a grant to a State educational agency under this section only if the State educational agency agrees to expend 100 percent of the amount of the funds provided under the grant for the purpose of making competitive subgrants in accordance with this subsection to eligible local educational agencies.
A State educational agency receiving a grant under this section shall provide notice to all local educational agencies in the State of the availability of competitive subgrants under this subsection and of the requirements for applying for the subgrants.
To be eligible to receive a subgrant under this subsection, an eligible local educational agency shall submit an application to the State educational agency at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the State educational agency may reasonably require.
A State educational agency shall distribute subgrants under this section through a competitive process based on relative need of eligible local educational agencies and the evidence described in this paragraph.
A prior section 6364, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1204, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3580; amended Pub. L. 104–134, title I, § 101(b) [title II, § 2755(a)], Apr. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 1321–77, 1321–151; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 104–140, § 1(a), May 2, 1996, 110 Stat. 1327; Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(4) [title III, § 306(a)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1535, 1501A–260; Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(4) [div. B, title XVI, § 1604(h)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–330, related to uses of funds in carrying out an Even Start program, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 6381c of this title.
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