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104 STAT. 1110 PUBLIC LAW 101-476—OCT. 30, 1990 "(viii) In 1986-87, of the degrees conferred in education at the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D levels, only 6, 8, and 8 percent, respectively, were awarded to African-American or Hispanic students. "(D) Minorities and underserved persons are socially disadvantaged because of the lack of opportunities in training and educational programs, undergirded by the practices in the private sector that impede their full participation in the mainstream of society. "(2) The Congress further finds that these conditions can be greatly improved by providing opportunities for the full participation of minorities through the implementation of the following recommendations: "(A) Implementation of a policy to mobilize the Nation's resources to prepare minorities for careers in special education and related services. "(B) This policy should focus on— "(i) the recruitment of minorities into teaching; and "(ii) financially assisting HBCUs and other institutions of higher education (whose minority student enrollment is at least 25 percent) to prepare students for special education and related service careers. "(C)(i) The Secretary shall develop a plan for providing outreach services to the entities described in clause (ii) in order to increase the participation of such entities in competitions for grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements under any of parts C through G. "(ii) The entities referred to in clause (i) are— "(I) Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other institutions of higher education whose minority student enrollment is at least 25 percent; "(II) eligible institutions as defined in section 312 of the Higher Education Act of 1965; "(III) nonprofit and for-profit agencies at least 51 percent owned or controlled by one or more minority individuals; and "(IV) underrepresented populations, "(iii) For the purpose of implementing the plan required in clause (i), the Secretary shall, for each of the fiscal years 1991 through 1994, expend 1 percent of the funds appropriated for the fiscal year involved for carrying out parts C through G. "(3) The Secretary shall exercise his/her utmost authority, resourcefulness, and diligence to meet the requirements of this subsection. "(4) Not later than January 31 of each year, starting with fiscal year 1991, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a final report on the progress toward meeting the goals of this subsection during the preceding fiscal year. The report shall include— "(i) a full explanation of any progress toward meeting the goals of this subsection; and "(ii) a plan to meet the goals, if necessary.".