20 U.S. Code § 7116 - Local educational agency applications
If a local educational agency desires to carry out the activities described in this subpart in consortium with one or more surrounding local educational agencies as described in section 7115(a)(3) of this title, such local educational agencies shall submit a single application as required under subsection (a).
A local educational agency, or consortium of such agencies, shall develop its application through consultation with parents, teachers, principals, other school leaders, specialized instructional support personnel, students, community-based organizations, local government representatives (which may include a local law enforcement agency, local juvenile court, local child welfare agency, or local public housing agency), Indian tribes or tribal organizations that may be located in the region served by the local educational agency (where applicable), charter school teachers, principals, and other school leaders (if such agency or consortium of such agencies supports charter schools), and others with relevant and demonstrated expertise in programs and activities designed to meet the purpose of this subpart.
The local educational agency, or consortium of such agencies, shall engage in continued consultation with the entities described in paragraph (1) in order to improve the local activities in order to meet the purpose of this subpart and to coordinate such implementation with other related strategies, programs, and activities being conducted in the community.
A local educational agency receiving an allocation under section 7115(a) of this title in an amount that is less than $30,000 shall not be required to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment under paragraph (1).
Any local educational agency receiving an allocation under section 7115(a)(1) of this title in an amount less than $30,000 shall be required to provide only one of the assurances described in subparagraphs (C), (D), and (E) of subsection (e)(2).
A prior section 7116, Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4116, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title IV, § 401, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1750, related to reporting by States and local educational agencies, prior to the general amendment of this subpart by Pub. L. 114–95.
Another prior section 7116, Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4116, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3682; amended Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(1) [title III, § 314], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–47, related to local drug and violence prevention programs, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
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