20 U.S. Code § 9832 - Definitions

§ 9832.
Definitions
In this part:
(1) Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courseThe term “Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate course” means—
(A)
a course of college-level instruction provided to secondary school students, terminating in an examination administered by the College Board or the International Baccalaureate Organization, or another such examination approved by the Secretary; or
(B)
another highly rigorous, evidence-based, postsecondary preparatory program terminating in an examination administered by another nationally recognized educational organization that has a demonstrated record of effectiveness in assessing secondary school students, or another such examination approved by the Secretary.
(2) Eligible entityThe term “eligible entity” means—
(A)
a State educational agency;
(B)
a local educational agency; or
(C) a partnership consisting of—
(i)
a national, regional, or statewide nonprofit organization, with expertise and experience in providing Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate services; and
(ii)
a State educational agency or local educational agency.
(3) Low-income student

The term “low-income student” has the meaning given the term “low-income individual” in section 6537(3) of this title.

(4) High concentration of low-income students

The term “high concentration of low-income students” has the meaning given the term in section 6537(2) of this title.

(5) High-need local educational agency

The term “high-need local educational agency” means a local educational agency or educational service agency described in 9812(3)(A) [1] of this title.

(6) High-need schoolThe term “high-need school” means a secondary school—
(A)
with a pervasive need for Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses in mathematics, science, or critical foreign languages, or for additional Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses in such a subject; and
(B)
(i)
with a high concentration of low-income students; or
(ii)
designated with a school locale code of 41, 42, or 43, as determined by the Secretary.


[1]  So in original. Probably should be preceded by “section”.

 

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