Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 1.djvu/697

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PUBLIC LAW 102-325—JULY 23, 1992 106 STAT. 665 "(11) dissemination of information about the Academy, including the training curricula developed; and "(12) any other activities proposed by the applicant and approved by the State educational agency. "(e) COST SHARING.—Funds received for this section may be used to pay not more than 75 percent of the cost of operating an Academy in the first year an eligible entity receives a grant under this section, 65 percent of such cost in such second year, 55 percent of such cost in such third year, 45 percent of such cost in such fourth year, and 35 percent of such cost in such fifth year. The remaining share shall be provided from non-Federal sources, and may be in cash or in-kind contributions, fairly valued. "(f) SPECIAL RULES.— "(1) USES OF FUNDS. — "(A) KEY ACADEMIC SUBJECTS.—At least 70 percent of funds received for this section shall be used for enhancement of participant knowledge in key academic subjects. "(B) OTHER SUBJECTS. —At least 20 percent of the funds received for this section shall be used for enhancement of participant knowledge in areas not related to academic subjects. "(2) SPECIAL RULE. —In awarding grants under this section the State educational agency may provide for trsdning in 2 or more key academic subjects at a single site. "(3) ADDITIONAL ACADEMIES OR AWARDS.— If a State can demonstrate that the State's need for academies in key academic subjects has been met, and if the State can demonstrate that it is implementing the findings of the teacher education study described in section 504(c), then the State may use a portion of the amount reserved pursuant to section 501(b)(2)(B)(ii)(I) to establish one or more of the following academies or awards: "(A) EARLY CHILDHOOD ACADEMIES.— A State educational agency may establish an academy aimed at early childhood education training. Such an academy shall give a priority to recruiting candidates from underrepresented groups in the early cluldhood education profession and shall provide intensive childhood training in violence counseling. "(B) TECH-PREP ACADEMIES.—A State educational agency may establish an academy for— "(i) assisting educators in secondary schools and commxmity colleges to more effectively understand organizational structures and organizational change

strategies; "(ii) assisting educators to learn effective peer leadership strategies; "(iii) assisting secondary school teachers and community college faculty to identify the knowledge and skills required in highly technical industries and workplaces; "(iv) assisting secondary school teachers and community college faculty to apply creative strategies to the development of interdisciplinary curricula; and "(v) assisting educators in integrating academic and vocational education. "(C) TEACHER AWARDS.— (i) A State educational agency may make awards to State Academies for Teachers to provide for a program of cash awards and recognition to