20 U.S. Code § 7455 - Grants to tribes for education administrative planning and development
(a) In general
The Secretary may make grants to Indian tribes, and tribal organizations approved by Indian tribes, to plan and develop a centralized tribal administrative entity to—
(1) coordinate all education programs operated by the tribe or within the territorial jurisdiction of the tribe;
(b) Period of grant
Each grant awarded under this section may be awarded for a period of not more than 3 years. Such grant may be renewed upon the termination of the initial period of the grant if the grant recipient demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Secretary that renewing the grant for an additional 3-year period is necessary to carry out the objectives of the grant described in subsection (c)(2)(A) of this section.
(c) Application for grant
(1) In general
Each Indian tribe and tribal organization desiring a grant under this section shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, containing such information, and consistent with such criteria, as the Secretary may prescribe in regulations.
Each application described in paragraph (1) shall contain—
(A) a statement describing the activities to be conducted, and the objectives to be achieved, under the grant; and
The Secretary may approve an application submitted by a tribe or tribal organization pursuant to this section only if the Secretary is satisfied that such application, including any documentation submitted with the application—
(A) demonstrates that the applicant has consulted with other education entities, if any, within the territorial jurisdiction of the applicant who will be affected by the activities to be conducted under the grant;
(B) provides for consultation with such other education entities in the operation and evaluation of the activities conducted under the grant; and
 See References in Text note below.
Source(Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7135, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title VII, § 701,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1928.)
References in Text
Section 2024 of title 25, referred to in subsec. (d), was omitted in the general amendment of chapter 22 of Title 25, Indians, by Pub. L. 107–110, title X, § 1042,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 2007. See section 2020 of Title 25.
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