20 U.S. Code § 6602 - Definitions
In this part:
(1) Arts and sciences
The term “arts and sciences” means—
(A) when referring to an organizational unit of an institution of higher education, any academic unit that offers one or more academic majors in disciplines or content areas corresponding to the academic subjects in which teachers teach; and
(2) Charter school
The term “charter school” has the meaning given the term in section 7221i of this title.
(3) High-need local educational agency
The term “high-need local educational agency” means a local educational agency—
(i) that serves not fewer than 10,000 children from families with incomes below the poverty line; or
(4) Highly qualified paraprofessional
The term “highly qualified paraprofessional” means a paraprofessional who has not less than 2 years of—
(5) Out-of-field teacher
The term “out-of-field teacher” means a teacher who is teaching an academic subject or a grade level for which the teacher is not highly qualified.
Source(Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2102, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title II, § 201,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1620.)
A prior section 6602,Pub. L. 89–10, title II, § 2002, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3613, set forth purposes of this subchapter, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 6601 of this title.
A prior section 2102 ofPub. L. 89–10was classified to section 6622 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.