20 U.S. Code § 7013 - National clearinghouse

§ 7013.
National clearinghouse
(a) In generalThe Secretary shall establish and support the operation of a National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs, which shall collect, analyze, synthesize, and disseminate information about language instruction educational programs for English learners, and related programs. The National Clearinghouse shall—
(1)
be administered as an adjunct clearinghouse of the Educational Resources Information Center Clearinghouses system supported by the Institute of Education Sciences;
(2)
coordinate activities with Federal data and information clearinghouses and entities operating Federal dissemination networks and systems;
(3)
develop a system for improving the operation and effectiveness of federally funded language instruction educational programs;
(4) collect and disseminate information on—
(A)
educational research and processes related to the education of English learners, including English learners with a disability, that includes information on best practices on instructing and serving English learners; and
(B)
accountability systems that monitor the academic progress of English learners in language instruction educational programs, including information on academic content and English proficiency assessments for language instruction educational programs; and
(5)
publish, on an annual basis, a list of grant recipients under this subchapter.
(b) Construction

Nothing in this section shall authorize the Secretary to hire additional personnel to execute subsection (a).

(Pub. L. 89–10, title III, § 3202, formerly § 3303, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title III, § 301, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1733; amended Pub. L. 107–279, title IV, § 404(d)(5)(B), Nov. 5, 2002, 116 Stat. 1986; renumbered § 3202 and amended Pub. L. 114–95, title III, §§ 3001(5)(C), 3004(b), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1953, 1965.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3202 of Pub. L. 89–10 was classified to section 6892 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 114–95.

Another prior section 3202 of Pub. L. 89–10 was classified to section 6892 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Amendments

2015—Pub. L. 114–95, § 3004(b)(1), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and substituted “English learners” for “limited English proficient children” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (a)(4)(A). Pub. L. 114–95, § 3004(b)(2)(A), substituted “English learners, including English learners with a disability, that includes information on best practices on instructing and serving English learners” for “limited English proficient children”.

Subsec. (a)(4)(B). Pub. L. 114–95, § 3004(b)(2)(B), substituted “English learners” for “limited English proficient children”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 114–95, § 3004(b)(3), added subsec. (b).

2002—Par. (1). Pub. L. 107–279 substituted “Institute of Education Sciences” for “Office of Educational Research and Improvement”.

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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