20 U.S. Code § 7371 - Prohibition against Federal mandates, direction, or control
Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to authorize an officer or employee of the Federal Government to mandate, direct, or control a State, local educational agency, or school’s specific instructional content, academic achievement standards and assessments, curriculum, or program of instruction, as a condition of eligibility to receive funds under this chapter.
A prior section 7371, Pub. L. 89–10, title VI, § 6401, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3712, related to maintenance of effort and supplementary nature of Federal funds, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 7217 of this title.