PUBLIC LAW 100-297—APR. 28, 1988
102 STAT. 235
achieve the purpose of this part at all levels of education, including preschool, elementary and secondary education, higher education, and adult education. The activities may include— (1) demonstration, developmental, and dissemination activities of national, statewide, or general significance, including— "(A) the development, where such materials are commercially unavailable, and evaluation of curricula, textbooks, and other educational materials related to educational equity; "(B) model preservice and inservice training programs for educational personnel with special emphasis on programs and activities designed to provide educational equity; "(C) research and development activities designed to advance educational equity; "(D) guidance and counseling activities, including the development of nondiscriminatory tests, designed to ensure educational equity; "(E) educational activities to increase opportunities for adult women, including continuing educational activities and programs for underemployed and unemployed women; and "(F) the expansion and improvement of educational programs and activities for women in vocational education, career education, physical education, and educational administration; and "(2) assistance to eligible entities to pay a portion of the costs of the establishment and operation, for a period of not to exceed 2 years, of special programs and projects of local significance to provide equal opportunities for both sexes, including activities listed in paragraph (1), activities incident to achieving compliance with title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other special activities designed to achieve the purposes of this part. Not less than 75 percent of funds used to support activities described by paragraph (2) shall be used for awards to local educational agencies. The Secretary shall ensure that at least 1 grant or contract is available during each fiscal year for the performance of each of the activities described in paragraph (1) of this subsection. "(b) LIMITATION.—For each fiscal year, the Secretary shall use $4,500,000 from the funds available under this part to support activities described in paragraph (1) of subsection (a). Any funds in excess of $4,500,000 available under this part may be used to support new activities described in paragraph (1) or to support activities described in paragraph (2), or both. "SEC. 4003. APPLICATION; PARTICIPATION.
20 USC 3043.
"(a) APPLICATION.—A grant may be made, and a contract may be entered into, under this part only upon application to the Secretary, at such time, in such form, and containing or accompanied by such information as the Secretary may prescribe. Each such application shall— "(1) provide that the program or activity for which assistance is sought will be administered by or under the supervision of the applicant; "(2) describe a program for carrying out one or more of the purposes set forth in section 4001(b) which holds promise of