20 U.S. Code § 6823 - State and specially qualified agency plans
Each State educational agency and specially qualified agency desiring a grant under this subpart shall submit a plan to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require.
The Secretary, after using a peer review process, shall approve a plan submitted under subsection (a) of this section if the plan meets the requirements of this section.
If the State educational agency or specially qualified agency amends the plan, the agency shall submit such amendment to the Secretary.
A plan submitted under subsection (a) of this section may be submitted as part of a consolidated plan under section 7842 of this title.
The Secretary shall provide technical assistance, if requested, in the development of English proficiency standards, objectives, and assessments.