20 U.S. Code § 7543 - Purposes

§ 7543.
Purposes
The purposes of this part are as follows:
(1)
To recognize and address the unique educational needs of Alaska Natives.
(2)
To recognize the role of Alaska Native languages and cultures in the educational success and long-term well-being of Alaska Native students.
(3)
To integrate Alaska Native cultures and languages into education, develop Alaska Native students’ positive identity, and support local place-based and culture-based curriculum and programming.
(4)
To authorize the development, management, and expansion of effective supplemental educational programs to benefit Alaska Natives.
(5)
To provide direction and guidance to appropriate Federal, State and local agencies to focus resources, including resources made available under this part, on meeting the educational needs of Alaska Natives.
(6)
To ensure the maximum participation by Alaska Native educators and leaders in the planning, development, implementation, management, and evaluation of programs designed to serve Alaska Native students.
(Pub. L. 89–10, title VI, § 6303, formerly title VII, § 7303, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title VII, § 701, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1943; renumbered title VI, § 6303, and amended Pub. L. 114–95, title VI, §§ 6001(a), (b)(1), 6004(b), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 2046, 2068.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 7543, Pub. L. 89–10, title VII, § 7303, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3739, related to withholding, prior to the general amendment of former subchapter VII of this chapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

A prior section 6303 of Pub. L. 89–10 was classified to section 7353 of this title, prior to the general amendment of former subchapter VI of this chapter by Pub. L. 107–110.

Amendments

2015—Par. (1). Pub. L. 114–95, § 6004(b)(1), inserted “and address” after “To recognize”.

Pars. (2) to (5). Pub. L. 114–95, § 6004(b)(2)–(5), added pars. (2) and (3), redesignated former pars. (2) and (4) as (4) and (5), respectively, substituted “, management, and expansion of effective supplemental educational programs to benefit Alaska Natives.” for “of supplemental educational programs to benefit Alaska Natives.” in par. (4), and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “To supplement existing programs and authorities in the area of education to further the purposes of this part.”

Par. (6). Pub. L. 114–95, § 6004(b)(6), added par. (6).

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as a note under section 6301 of this title.

 

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