Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 5.djvu/73

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PUBLIC LAW 106-554—APPENDIX A 114 STAT. 2763A-33 8003(b), $50,000,000 shall be for payments for children with disabilities under section 8003(d), $12,802,000 shall be for construction under section 8007, $40,500,000 shall be for Federal property pay- ments under section 8002, and $8,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for facilities maintenance under section 8008: Provided, That $6,802,000 of the funds for section 8007 shall be available for the local educational agencies and in the amounts specified in the statement of the managers on the conference report accompanying this Act: Provided further, That from the amount appropriated for section 8002, the Secretary shall treat as timely filed, and shall process for payment, an application for a fiscal year 1999 payment from Academy School District 20, Colorado, under that section if the Secretary has received that application not later than 30 days after the enactment of this Act: Provided further. That the Secretary of Education shall consider the local educational agency serving the Kadoka School District, 35-1, in South Dsikota, eligible for payments under section 8002 for fiscal year 2001 and each succeeding fiscal year, with respect to land in Washabaugh and Jackson Counties, South Dakota, that is owned by the Department of Defense and used as a bombing range: Provided further. That from the amount appropriated for section 8002, the Secretary shall first increase the payment of any local educational agency that was denied funding or had its payment reduced under that section for fiscal year 1998 due to section 8002(b)(1)(C) to the amount that would have been made without the limitation of that section: Provided further. That from the amount appropriated for section 8002, $500,000 shall be for subsection 8002(j). SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS For carrying out school improvement activities authorized by titles II, IV, V-A and B, VI, IX, X, and XIII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ("ESEA"); the McKinney- Vento Homeless Assistance Act; and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and part B of title VIII of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998; $4,872,084,000, of which $2,403,750,000 shall become available on July 1, 2001, and remain available through September 30, 2002, and of which $1,765,000,000 shall become available on October 1, 2001 and shall remain available through September 30, 2002 for academic year 2001-2002: Provided, That $485,000,000 shall be available for Eisenhower professional development State grants under part B of title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965: Provided further. That each local educational agency shall use funds in excess of the allocation it received under such part for the preceding fiscal year to improve teacher quality by reducing the percentage of teachers who do not have State certification or are certified through emergency or provisional means; are teaching out of field in some or all of the subject areas and grade levels in which they teach; or who lack sufficient content knowledge to teach effectively in the areas they teach to obtain that Imowledge: Provided further. That the local educational agency may also use such excess funds for: activities authorized under section 2210 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965; mentoring programs for new teachers; providing opportunities for teachers to attend multi-week institutes, such as those provided in the summer months, that provide intensive professional development in partnership with local educational agencies; and carrying out initiatives to promote the retention of