20 U.S. Code § 6381j - Research
(a) In general
The Secretary shall carry out, through grant or contract, research into the components of successful family literacy services, in order to—
(1) improve the quality of existing programs assisted under this subpart or other family literacy programs carried out under this chapter or the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act [20 U.S.C. 9201 et seq.]; and
(b) Scientifically based research on family literacy
(1) In general
From amounts reserved under section 6381a (b)(2) of this title, the National Institute for Literacy, in consultation with the Secretary, shall carry out research that—
(2) Use of expert entity
The National Institute for Literacy, in consultation with the Secretary, shall carry out the research under paragraph (1) through an entity, including a Federal agency, that has expertise in carrying out longitudinal studies of the development of literacy skills in children and has developed effective interventions to help children with reading difficulties.
The National Institute for Literacy shall disseminate, pursuant to section 6367 of this title, the results of the research described in subsections (a) and (b) of this section to State educational agencies and recipients of subgrants under this subpart.
Source(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1241, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1566.)
References in Text
The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is title II of Pub. L. 105–220, Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1059, as amended, which is classified principally to subchapter I (§ 9201 et seq.) of chapter 73 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 9201 of this title and Tables.
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