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102 STAT. 150
PUBLIC LAW 100-297—APR. 28, 1988 "(5) programs to encourage innovative approaches to parental involvement or rewards to or expansion of exemplary parental involvement programs; "(6) encouraging the involvement of community and private sector resources (including fiscal resources) in meeting the needs of eligible children; and "(7) assistance by local educational agencies of schools identified under section 1021(b).
20 USC 2722.
"SEC. 1012. ASSURANCES AND APPLICATIONS.
"(a) STATE EDUCATIONAL AGENCY ASSURANCES.—Any State desiring to participate under this chapter shall submit to the Secretary, through its State educational agency, assurances that the State educational agency— "(1) will meet the requirements in section 435(b)(2) and (b)(5) of the General Education Provisions Act relating to fiscal control and fund accounting procedures; "(2) will carry out the activities required under this chapter with regard to evaluation and school program improvement; "(3) has on file a program improvement plan that meets the requirements of section 1020; and "(4) will ensure that its local educational agencies and State agencies receiving funds under this chapter comply with all applicable statutory and regulatory provisions pertaining to this chapter. Such assurances shall remain in effect for the duration of participation under this chapter. "(b) LocAL APPLICATIONS.—A local cducatioual agency may receive a grant under this chapter for any fiscal year if it has on file with the State educational agency an application which describes the procedure to be used under section 1014(b) to assess students' needs and establish program goals, describes the programs and projects to be conducted with such assistance for a period of not more than 3 years, and describes the desired outcomes for eligible children, in terms of basic and more advanced skills that all children are expected to master, which will be used as the basis for evaluating the program or project as required by section 1019, and such application has been approved by the State educational agency and developed in consultation with teachers and parents. "(c) LOCAL ASSURANCES.—Such application shall provide assur-
ance that the programs and projects described— "(1) are of sufficient size, scope, and quality to give reasonable promise of substantial progress toward meeting the special educational needs of the children being served, are designed and implemented in consultation with teachers (including early childhood education professionals and librarians when appropriate), and provide for parental involvement in accordance with section 1016; "(2) make provision for services to educationally deprived children attending private elementary and secondary schools in accordance with section 1017; "(3) allocate time and resources for frequent and regular coordination of the curriculum under this chapter with the regular instructional program; and "(4) in the case of participating students who are also limited English proficient or are handicapped, provide maximum coordination between services provided under this chapter and