Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 100 Part 2.djvu/401
PUBLIC LAW 99-498—OCT. 17, 1986
100 STAT. 1503
"(4) procedures for the conduct of a yearly evaluation of center activities; "(5) satisfactory assurances that the center will employ a fulltime center director who has had classroom teaching experience and other staff as may be necessary; "(6) satisfactory assurances that the applicant will pay the non-Federal share of the cost of the program for which assistance is sought and that 50 percent of such non-Federal share shall be paid by the State educational agency and 50 percent of the non-Federal share shall be from local resources, including institutions of higher education and other public and private non-Federal sources; and "(1) satisfactory assurances that the facilities of the center will not be used for the purpose of influencing the result of an election to an office in Federal, State, or local government or for the purpose of supporting or opposing any campaign for such office. "(c) SELECTION PROCEDURES.—(1) In approving any application under this subpart, the Secretary shall take into account the resources which the applicant will provide in addition to Federal funds provided under this or any other Federal program. "(2) In approving applications under this subpart, the Secretary shall substantially involve teachers, including early childhood educational specialists, in reviewing and recommending programs for funding. "(d) SUBCONTRACTING.—Any local educational agency having an application approved under this subpart may contract with an institution of higher education to carry out activities under, or provide technical assistance in connection with, such application.
"(e) RESERVATION FOR DIRECT EXPENDITURES.—Notwithstanding
the provisions of subsection (a)(1) of this section with respect to the requirement that professional development resource centers be operated by local educational agencies, 10 percent of the funds expended under this subpart may be expended directly by the Secretary to make grants to institutions of higher education to operate professional development resource centers, subject to the other provisions of this subpart. 'SUBPART 2—LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION DEVELOPMENT PURPOSE; INTENTION; REGULATIONS
"SEC. 541. (a) PURPOSE.—It is the purpose of this subpart to improve the level of student achievement in public and private nonprofit elementary and secondary schools through the enhancement of the leadership skills of school administrators by establishing technical assistance centers for each State to promote the development of the leadership skills of public and private nonprofit elementary and secondary school administrators with particular emphasis upon increasing access for minorities and women to administrative positions. "(b) INTENTION.—It is the intention of Congress that contractors seeking to establish technical assistance and training centers should design programs which upgrade the skills of elementary and secondary school administrators in—
State and local governments. Minorities. Women. 20 USC 1109.