20 U.S. Code § 7133 - Hate crime prevention
(a) Grant authorization
(b) Use of funds
(1) Program development
Grants under this section may be used to improve elementary and secondary educational efforts, including—
(A) development of education and training programs designed to prevent and to reduce the incidence of crimes and conflicts motivated by hate;
(B) development of curricula for the purpose of improving conflict or dispute resolution skills of students, teachers, and administrators;
(C) development and acquisition of equipment and instructional materials to meet the needs of, or otherwise be part of, hate crime or conflict programs; and
In order to be eligible to receive a grant under this section for any fiscal year, a local educational agency, or a local educational agency in conjunction with a community-based organization, shall submit an application to the Secretary in such form and containing such information as the Secretary may reasonably require.
Each application under paragraph (2) shall include—
(4) Comprehensive plan
Each application shall include a comprehensive plan that contains—
(A) a description of the hate crime or conflict problems within the schools or the community targeted for assistance;
(C) assurances that such program or activity shall be administered by or under the supervision of the applicant;
(c) Award of grants
(1) Selection of recipients
The Secretary shall consider the incidence of crimes and conflicts motivated by bias in the targeted schools and communities in awarding grants under this section.
(2) Geographic distribution
The Secretary shall attempt, to the extent practicable, to achieve an equitable geographic distribution of grant awards.
Source(Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4123, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title IV, § 401,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1752.)
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