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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-297—APR. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 175

"(5) assure that services will be provided under this part, as appropriate, to special populations, such as individuals with limited English proficiency and individuals with handicaps; "(6) assure that parents of eligible students will be involved in the development and implementation of programs under this part; "(7) describe the methods by which the applicant will coordinate programs under this part with programs for the eligible student population operated by community-based organizations, social service organizations and agencies, private sector entities, and other agencies, organizations, and institutions, and with programs conducted under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, the Adult Education Act, the Job Training Partnership Act, and other relevant Acts; "(8) assure that, if feasible, the local educational agency will enter into arrangements with local businesses, labor organizations, or chambers of commerce under which such businesses and organizations will help secure employment for graduates of schools operating projects under this part; "(9) assure that to the extent consistent with the number of students in the school district of the local educational agency who are enrolled in private secondary schools, such agency shall, after timely and meaningful consultation with appropriate private school officials, make provision for including such services and arrangements for the benefit of such students as will assure their equitable participation in the purposes and benefits of this part; and "(10) provide such other information as the State educational agency may require to determine the nature and quality of the proposed project and the applicant's ability to carry it out. "(c) SPECIAL RULE.—If the Secretary determines that a local educational agency has substantially failed to comply with paragraph (9) (by reason of State law or otherwise) or is unwilling to provide for such participation on an equitable basis, the Secretary shall waive such requirement, and, subject to the provisions of section 1017(b) of part A of this chapter, shall arrange for the provision of services to such students. "(d) DURATION OF GRANTS.—Grants may be awarded for a period of 3 years.

Disadvantaged persons. Handicapped persons.

"SEC. 1105. AWARD OF GRANTS.

20 USC 2765.

"Each State educational agency shall award grants to local educational agencies within the State which— "(1) demonstrate the greatest need for services provided under this part based on their numbers of low-income children, numbers of low-achieving children, or numbers of school dropouts; "(2) are representative of urban and rural regions of the State; "(3) offer innovative approaches to improving achievement among eligible youth or offer approaches which show promise for replication and dissemination; and "(4) offer innovative approaches to reducing the number of school dropouts.

Disadvantaged persons.

Urban areas. Rural areas.