PUBLIC LAW 93-380-AUG. 21, 1974
SPECIAL PROJECTS FOR THE TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS 20 USC 1607.
SEC. 644. Section 708(a) of such Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(3) The Assistant Secretary is authorized to make grants to, and contracts with, one or more private, nonprofit agencies, institutions, or organizations, for the conduct, in cooperation with one or more local educational agencies, of special programs for the teaching of standard mathematics to children eligible for services under this Act through instruction in advanced mathematics by qualified instructors with bachelor degrees in mathematics, or the mathematical sciences from colleges or other institutions of higher education, or equivalent experience." AMENDMENT RELATING TO NONPROFIT GROUPS
20 USC 1605.
SEC. 645. Section 708(b) of the Elementary School Aid Act is amended by striking out 706 (a) " both times it appears in such section and inserting in lieu thereof "706" in each instance. EFFECTIVE DATE
20 USC 1603 note.
S E C 646. The amendments made by and the provisions of this part shall be effective on and after July 1, 1974, and with respect to appropriations for fiscal years beginning on and after such date except that the provisions of section 641(b) shall be effective only with respect to fiscal year 1977. PART E—NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT EXTENSION OF TITLE III
20 USC 441.
Ante, p. 542. Effective date 20 USC 441
S E C 651. (a) Section 301 of the National Defense Education Act of 1958 is amended by striking out "1975" both times it appears and inserting "1977" in lieu thereof, by striking out "for the fiscal year ending" after "$130,500,000" in the first sentence, and by inserting in lieu thereof "for each of the fiscal years ending prior to", and by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Notwithstanding the preceding two sentences, no funds are authorized to be appropriated for obligation during any year for which funds are available for obligation for carrying out part B of title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965." (b) The amendment made by this section shall be effective on and after July 1, 1974. TITLE VII—NATIONAL READING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM STATEMENT or
20 USC 1901.
S E C 701. I t is the purpose of this title— (1) to provide financial assistance to encourage State and local educational agencies to undertake projects to strengthen reading instruction programs in elementary grades; (2) to provide financial assistance for the development and enhancement of necessary skills of instructional and other educational staff for reading programs; (3) to develop a means by which measurable objectives for reading programs can be established and progress toward such objectives assessed;