The Secretary may carry out any of the activities described in subsection (a) directly or through grants to, or contracts or cooperative agreements with, Indian tribes, Indian organizations, State educational agencies, local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, including Indian institutions of higher education, and other public and private agencies and institutions.
20 U.S. Code § 7451. National research activities
A prior section 7451, Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7131, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3729, authorized research, evaluation of activities, and dissemination of information, prior to the general amendment of former subchapter VII of this chapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
2002—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 107–279 substituted “Institute of Education Sciences” for “Office of Educational Research and Improvement” and “by the Institute” for “by the Office”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 107–279, § 404(d)(5)(E), substituted “Institute of Education Sciences” for “Office of Educational Research and Improvement”.