20 U.S. Code § 7456 - Improvement of educational opportunities for adult Indians
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(a) In general
The Secretary shall make grants to State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and Indian tribes, institutions, and organizations—
(1) to support planning, pilot, and demonstration projects that are designed to test and demonstrate the effectiveness of programs for improving employment and educational opportunities for adult Indians;
(2) to assist in the establishment and operation of programs that are designed to stimulate—
(3) to support a major research and development program to develop more innovative and effective techniques for achieving literacy and secondary school equivalency for Indians;
(4) to provide for basic surveys and evaluations to define accurately the extent of the problems of illiteracy and lack of secondary school completion among Indians; and
(b) Educational services
The Secretary may make grants to Indian tribes, institutions, and organizations to develop and establish educational services and programs specifically designed to improve educational opportunities for Indian adults.
(c) Information and evaluation
The Secretary may make grants to, and enter into contracts with, public agencies and institutions and Indian tribes, institutions, and organizations, for—
(1) the dissemination of information concerning educational programs, services, and resources available to Indian adults, including evaluations of the programs, services, and resources; and
(1) In general
Each entity desiring a grant or contract under this section shall submit to the Secretary an application 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 or contract; and
The Secretary shall not approve an application described in paragraph (1) unless the Secretary determines that such application, including any documentation submitted with the application, indicates that—
(A) there has been adequate participation, by the individuals to be served and the appropriate tribal communities, in the planning and development of the activities to be assisted; and
Source(Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7136, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title VII, § 701,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1929.)
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