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PUBLIC LAW 101-392—SEPT. 25, 1990 104 STAT. 839 Mariana Islands, and Palau (until the Compact of Free Association with Palau takes effect pursuant to section 101(a) of Public Law 99-658). "(34) The term 'State board' means a State board designated or created by State law as the sole State agency responsible for the administration of vocational education, or for supervision of the administration of vocational education in the State. "(35) The term 'State corrections educational agency' means the State agency or sigencies responsible for carrying out corrections education programs in the State. "(36) The term 'State council' means the State council on vocational education established in accordance with section 112. "(37) The term 'State educational agency' means the State board of education or other agency or officer primarily responsible for the State supervision of public elementary or secondary schools, or, if there is no such officer or agency, an officer or agency designated by the Governor or by State law. "(38) The term 'supplementary services' means curriculum modification, equipment modification, classroom modification, supportive personnel, and instructional aids and devices. "(39) The term 'technology education' means an applied discipline designed to promote technological literacy which provides knowledge and understanding of the impacts of technology including its organizations, techniques, tools and skills to solve practical problems and extend human capabilities in areas such as construction, manufacturing, communication, transportation, power and energy. "(40) The term 'tribally controlled community college' means an institution which receives assistance under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1976 or the » Navajo Community College Act. "(41) The term 'vocational education' means organized educational programs offering a sequence of courses which are directly related to the preparation of individuals in paid or unpaid employment in current or emerging occupations requiring other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree. Such programs shall include competency-based applied learning which contributes to an individual's academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, and the occupational-specific skills necessary for economic independence as a productive and contributing member of society. Such term also includes applied technology education. "(42) The term 'vocational student organizations' means those organizations for individuals enrolled in vocational education programs which engage in activities as an integral part of the instructional progrsmi. Such organizations may have State and national units which siggregate the work and purposes of instruction in vocational education at the local level.".