20 U.S. Code § 6721 - Establishment of program

§ 6721.
Establishment of program
(a) In generalThe Secretary may establish and implement a program to be known as the “Teaching American History Grant Program”, under which the Secretary shall award grants on a competitive basis to local educational agencies—
to carry out activities to promote the teaching of traditional American history in elementary schools and secondary schools as a separate academic subject (not as a component of social studies); and
(2) for the development, implementation, and strengthening of programs to teach traditional American history as a separate academic subject (not as a component of social studies) within elementary school and secondary school curricula, including the implementation of activities—
to improve the quality of instruction; and
to provide professional development and teacher education activities with respect to American history.
(b) Required partnershipA local educational agency that receives a grant under subsection (a) of this section shall carry out activities under the grant in partnership with one or more of the following:
An institution of higher education.
A nonprofit history or humanities organization.
A library or museum.
(c) Application

To be eligible to receive an [1] grant under this section, a local educational agency shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require.

[1]  So in original. Probably should be “a”.


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