Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 1.djvu/208

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108 STAT. 182 PUBLIC LAW 103-227—MAR. 31, 1994 programs located on or near reservations or serving students in off-reservation residential boarding schools; (B) review and incorporation of the National Education Goals and the voluntary national content standards, voluntary natural student performance standards, and voluntary natural opportunity-to-leam standards developed under part B of title II of this Act, provided that such review shall include the issues of cultural and language differences; and (C) provision for coordination of the efforts of the Bureau with the efforts for school improvement of the States and local educational agencies in which the schools funded by the Bureau are located, including the development of the partnerships outlined in section 306(g)(2) of the Act. Establishment. (4) PANEL.—(A) To carry out the provisions of this section, and to develop the plan for system-wide reform and improvement required under the agreement required under paragraph (1), the Secretary of the Interior shall establish a panel coordinated by the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs. Such panel shall consist of— (i) the Director of the Office of Indian Education Programs of the Bureau and two heads of other divisions of such Bureau as the Assistant Secretary shall designate; (ii) a designee of the Secretary of Education; and (iii) a representative nominated by each of the following: (I) The organization representing the majority of teachers and professional personnel in schools operated by the Bureau. (II) The organization representing the majority of nonteaching personnel in schools operated by the Bureau, if not the same organization as in subclause (I). (III) School administrators of schools operated by the Bureau. (IV) Education line officers located in Bureau area or agency offices serving schools funded by the Bureau. (V) The organization representing the majority of contract or grant schools funded by the Bureau not serving students on the Navajo reservation. (VI) The organization representing the majority of contract or grant schools funded by the Bureau serving students on the Navajo reservation. (VII) The organization representing the school boards required by statute for schools operated by the Bureau not serving students on the Navajo reservation. (VIII) The organization representing the school boards required by statute for schools funded by the Bureau serving students on the Navajo reservation. (B) Including the additional members required by paragraph (5), a majority of the members of such panel shall be from the entities designated under subparagraph (A)(iii). (5) ADDITIONAL MEMBERS. —In addition, the members of the panel described in paragraph (4) shall designate for full membership on the panel four additional members—