20 U.S. Code § 6983 - Coordination and reporting requirements
In order to maximize Federal efforts aimed at serving the educational needs of children and youth of limited English proficiency, the Secretary shall coordinate and ensure close cooperation with other programs serving language-minority and limited English proficient children that are administered by the Department and other agencies. The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Attorney General, and the heads of other relevant agencies to identify and eliminate barriers to appropriate coordination of programs that affect language-minority and limited English proficient children and their families. The Secretary shall provide for continuing consultation and collaboration, between the Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students and relevant programs operated by the Department, including programs under this part and other programs under this chapter, in planning, contracts, providing joint technical assistance, providing joint field monitoring activities and in other relevant activities to ensure effective program coordination to provide high-quality educational opportunities to all language-minority and limited English proficient children.
The Secretary shall, to the extent feasible, ensure that all data collected by the Department shall include the collection and reporting of data on limited English proficient children.
The Secretary shall publish and disseminate all requests for proposals for programs funded under this part.
A prior section 7001, Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3601, as added Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(4) [div. B, title XVII, § 1711], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–337, related to limitation on availability of certain funds for schools, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 6777 of this title.
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