DefinitionsIn this part:
(1) Eligible local entityThe term “eligible local entity” means—
a high-need local educational agency; or
an eligible local partnership.
(2) Eligible local partnershipThe term “eligible local partnership” means a partnership that—
(A) shall include at least one high-need local educational agency and at least one—
(i) local educational agency that can demonstrate that teachers in schools served by the agency are effectively integrating technology and proven teaching practices into instruction, based on a review of relevant research, and that the integration results in improvement in—
classroom instruction in the core academic subjects; and
the preparation of students to meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards;
institution of higher education that is in full compliance with the reporting requirements of section 1027(f) of this title and that has not been identified by its State as low-performing under section 1028 of this title;
for-profit business or organization that develops, designs, manufactures, or produces technology products or services, or has substantial expertise in the application of technology in instruction; or
public or private nonprofit organization with demonstrated experience in the application of educational technology to instruction; and
may include other local educational agencies, educational service agencies, libraries, or other educational entities appropriate to provide local programs.
(3) High-need local educational agencyThe term “high-need local educational agency” means a local educational agency that—
is among the local educational agencies in a State with the highest numbers or percentages of children from families with incomes below the poverty line; and
has a substantial need for assistance in acquiring and using technology.
References in Text
Sections 1027 and 1028 of this title, referred to in par. (2)(A)(ii), were in the original references to sections 207 and 208 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, Pub. L. 89–329. Sections 207 and 208 of Pub. L. 89–329 were repealed by Pub. L. 110–315, title II, § 201(2), Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3133. Pub. L. 110–315 enacted new sections 207 and 208 of Pub. L. 89–329, which relate to state functions and general provisions, and are classified, respectively, to sections 1022f and 1022g of this title.
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