PUBLIC LAW 100-297—APR. 28, 1988
102 STAT. 207
"(H) elementary and secondary school librarians; and "(I) school counselors and other pupil services personnel, to advise the State educational agency on the allocation Eimong targeted programs in accordance with section 1531 (not to exceed 20 percent of the amount of the State's allotment) reserved for State use under section 1512(a), on the formula for the allocation of funds to local educational agencies, and on the planning, development, support, implementation, and evaluation of State programs assisted under this chapter; "(3)(A) sets forth planned allocation of funds reserved for State use under section 1512(a) among the targeted assistance programs described in section 1531 and describes programs, projects, and activities which are designed to carry out such targeted assistance, together with the reasons for the selection of such programs, projects, and activities; and "(B) sets forth the allocation of such funds required to implement section 1572; "(4) describes how funds reserved under section 1521(b)(2) will be used to carry out subpart 4; "(5) provides for timely public notice and public dissemination of the information provided pursuant to paragraphs (2) and (3); "(6)(A) provides for an annual submission of data on the use of funds, the types of services furnished, and the students served under this chapter; "(B) in fiscal year 1992, provides for an evaluation of the effectiveness of programs assisted under this chapter, which shall include comments of the advisory committee, and shall be made available to the public; "(7) provides that the State educational agency will keep such records and provide such information to the Secretary as may be required for fiscal audit and program evaluation (consistent with the responsibilities of the Secretary under this chapter); "(8) provides assurance that, apart from technical and advisory assistance and monitoring compliance with this chapter, the State educational agency has not exercised and will not exercise any influence in the decisionmaking processes of local educational agencies as to the expenditures made pursuant to an application under section 1531; "(9) provides the following information: (A) how the State will adjust its formula to comply with section 1512(b)(2), (B) how children under section 1512(b)(2)(A) are defined, (C) the basis on which a determination of the local educational agencies under section 1512(b)(2)(A) is made, and (D) the percentage of the State grant which is proposed to be allotted on an adjusted basis under section 1512; and "(10) contains assurances that there is compliance with the specific requirements of this chapter. "(b) PERIOD OF APPLICATION.—An application filed by the State under subsection (a) shall be for a period not to exceed 3 years, and may be amended annually as may be necessary to reflect changes without filing a new application. "(c) AUDIT RULE.—Notwithstanding section 1745 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, local educational agencies receiving less than an average $5,000 each year under this chapter need not be audited more frequently than once every 5 years.