20 U.S. Code § 7273d - Administrative provisions
(a) Matching funds for grant renewal
For each fiscal year after the first fiscal year in which an organization or consortium receives assistance under this subpart, the organization or consortium shall demonstrate in the application submitted for such fiscal year, that a portion of the services provided by the organization or consortium is supported through non-Federal contributions, which contributions may be in cash or in kind.
(b) Submission of information
(1) In general
Each organization or consortium receiving assistance under this subpart shall submit to the Secretary, on an annual basis, information concerning the parental information and resource centers assisted under this subpart, including the following information:
(A) The number of parents (including the number of minority and limited English proficient parents) who receive information and training.
(C) The strategies used to reach and serve parents of minority and limited English proficient children, parents with limited literacy skills, and other parents in need of the services provided under this subpart.
(D) The parental involvement policies and practices used by the center and an evaluation of whether such policies and practices are effective in improving home-school communication, student academic achievement, student and school academic achievement, and parental involvement in school planning, review, and improvement.
(c) Technical assistance
The Secretary shall provide technical assistance, by grant or contract, for the establishment, development, and coordination of parent training, information, and support programs and parental information and resource centers.
(d) Rule of construction
Nothing in this subpart shall be construed to prohibit a parental information and resource center from—
(e) Parental rights
Notwithstanding any other provision of this subpart—
(1) no person (including a parent who educates a child at home, a public school parent, or a private school parent) shall be required to participate in any program of parent education or developmental screening under this subpart; and
(f) Continuation of awards
The Secretary shall use funds made available under this subpart to continue to make grant or contract payments to each entity that was awarded a multiyear grant or contract under title IV of the Goals 2000: Educate America Act (as such title was in effect on the day before January 8, 2002) for the duration of the grant or contract award.
Source(Pub. L. 89–10, title V, § 5565, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title V, § 501,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1859.)
References in Text
Title IV of the Goals 2000: Educate America Act (as such title was in effect on the day before January 8, 2002), referred to in subsec. (f), is title IV of Pub. L. 103–227, Mar. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 187, which was classified to subchapter IV (§ 5911 et seq.) of chapter 68 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(4) [title III, § 310(i)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1535, 1501A–265, effective Sept. 30, 2000.
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