34 U.S. Code § 10554. Definitions
For purposes of this subchapter—
(4) the term “evidence-based” means a program, practice, technology, or equipment that—
(A) demonstrates a statistically significant effect on relevant outcomes based on—
moderate evidence from not less than 1 well-designed and well-implemented quasi-experimental study; or
promising evidence from not less than 1 well-designed and well-implemented correlational study with statistical controls for selection bias;
demonstrates a rationale based on high-quality research findings or positive evaluation that such program, practice, technology, or equipment is likely to improve relevant outcomes, and includes ongoing efforts to examine the effects of the program, practice, technology, or equipment; or
(C) in the case of technology or equipment, demonstrates that use of the technology or equipment is—
(i) consistent with best practices for school security, including—
findings and recommendations of public commissions and task forces established to make recommendations or set standards for school security; and
the term “tribal organization” has the same meaning given the term in section 5304(l) of title 25.
Section was formerly classified to section 3797d of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.