20 U.S. Code § 7402 - Purpose
A prior section 7402, Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7102, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3716, set forth findings, policy, and purpose of Bilingual Education Act, prior to the general amendment of former subchapter VII of this chapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
Prior sections 7403 to 7405 were omitted in the general amendment of former subchapter VII of this chapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
2015—Pub. L. 114–95, § 6002(b), amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:
“(a) Purpose.—It is the purpose of this part to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, so that such students can meet the same challenging State student academic achievement standards as all other students are expected to meet.
“(b) Programs.—This part carries out the purpose described in subsection (a) of this section by authorizing programs of direct assistance for—
“(1) meeting the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives;
“(2) the education of Indian children and adults;
“(3) the training of Indian persons as educators and counselors, and in other professions serving Indian people; and
“(4) research, evaluation, data collection, and technical assistance.”