The term “charter school” has the meaning given such term in section
7221i of this title.
(2) Eligible entity
The term “eligible entity” means—
(A)one or more State educational agencies;
(B)one or more local educational agencies; or
(C)a partnership of—
(i)one or more—
(I)State educational agencies; and
(II)local educational agencies or other public, for-profit, or nonprofit entities; or
(ii)one or more—
(I)local educational agencies; and
(II)public, for-profit, or nonprofit entities.
(3) Low-performing school
The term “low-performing school” means a public elementary school or secondary school that has failed to make adequate yearly progress, as described in section
6311(b) of this title, for two or more consecutive years.