20 U.S. Code § 6812 - Purposes

§ 6812.
Purposes
The purposes of this part are—
(1)
to help ensure that English learners, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English;
(2)
to assist all English learners, including immigrant children and youth, to achieve at high levels in academic subjects so that all English learners can meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet;
(3)
to assist teachers (including preschool teachers), principals and other school leaders, State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools in establishing, implementing, and sustaining effective language instruction educational programs designed to assist in teaching English learners, including immigrant children and youth;
(4)
to assist teachers (including preschool teachers), principals and other school leaders, State educational agencies, and local educational agencies to develop and enhance their capacity to provide effective instructional programs designed to prepare English learners, including immigrant children and youth, to enter all-English instructional settings; and
(5)
to promote parental, family, and community participation in language instruction educational programs for the parents, families, and communities of English learners.
(Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3102, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title III, § 301, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1690; amended Pub. L. 114–95, title III, § 3003(a), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1954.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 6812, Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3112, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3638, set forth purpose of former part A of this subchapter, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Prior sections 6813 to 6815 were omitted in the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Section 6813, Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3113, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3639; amended Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title I, § 101(e) [title VII, § 709(a)(1), (3)], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–233, 3009–312; Pub. L. 105–220, title II, § 251(b)(2)(D), Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1080, defined terms for purposes of prior subchapter III.

Section 6814, Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3114, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3640, authorized appropriations and set forth funding rule.

Section 6815, Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3115, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3641, limited use of funds for administrative costs and technical assistance.

Amendments

2015—Pub. L. 114–95 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to purposes of this part.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as a note under section 6301 of this title.

 

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