20 U.S. Code § 7921. Local governance

(a) Rule of constructionNothing in this chapter shall be construed to allow the Secretary to—
(1)
exercise any governance or authority over school administration, including the development and expenditure of school budgets, unless otherwise authorized under this chapter;
(2)
issue any regulation without first complying with the rulemaking requirements of section 553 of title 5; or
(3)
issue any nonregulatory guidance without first, to the extent feasible, considering input from stakeholders.
(b) Authority under other law

Nothing in subsection (a) shall be construed to affect any authority the Secretary has under any other Federal law.

Effective Date

Section 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 an Effective Date of 2015 Amendment note under section 6301 of this title.