20 U.S. Code § 6421 - Purpose and program authorization
In order to carry out the purpose of this part and from amounts appropriated under section 6302(d) of this title, the Secretary shall make grants to State educational agencies to enable such agencies to award subgrants to State agencies and local educational agencies to establish or improve programs of education for neglected, delinquent, or at-risk children and youth.
A prior section 6421, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1401, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3591, set out findings and purpose and authorized program, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
2015—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1401(1)(A), inserted “, tribal,” after “youth in local” and substituted “challenging State academic standards” for “challenging State academic content standards and challenging State student academic achievement standards”.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1401(1)(B), inserted “and the involvement of their families and communities” after “to ensure their continued education”.
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