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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1284

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984 PROGRAM AUTHORIZED

Grants. 20 USC 3983. Appropriations authorization.

SEC. 304. (a) The Foundation is authorized, in accordance with the provisions of this title, to make grants to applicants to pay the Federal share of the costs of the activities described in section 805. (b) There are authorized to be appropriated $80,000,000 for the fiscal year 1984, and $60,000,000 for the fiscal year 198.5, to carry out the provisions of this title. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES

20 USC 3984.

Business and industry.

Business and industry.

SEC. 805. (a)(1) An applicant may use payments received under this title in any fiscal year for higher education programs and activities described in this subsection. (2) Grants under this subsection may be used for partnership in education programs— (A) for the improvement of instruction in mathematics, science, computer science, and engineering education at the postsecondary level; (B) for awarding scholarships to students at institutions of higher education in the fields of mathematics, science, computer science, and engineering; (C) for the operation of faculty exchange programs by the institutions of higher education and business concerns within the State; (D) for research in the fields of mathematics, science, computer science, and engineering; (E) for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and renovation of equipment and instrumentation for use in instruction in the fields of mathematics, science, computer science, and engineering; and (F) to promote public understanding of science, mathematics, and computer science. (3) Education partnerships under this subsection may include institutions of higher education, business concerns, nonprofit private organizations, local educational agencies, professional mathematic and scientific associations, museums, libraries, educational television stations, and if the State so desires, appropriate State agencies. (b)(1) An applicant may use payments received under this title in any fiscal year for programs and activities described in this subsection. (2) A local educational agency may carry out an elementary and secondary school partnership in education program under which— (A) elementary and secondary school teachers in the schools of local educational agencies who teach mathematics, science, or computer science are made available to local business concerns and business concerns with establishments located in the community to serve in such concerns or establishments; (B) personnel of local business concerns and business concerns with establishments located in the community serve as consultants, lecturers, teaching assistants, or teachers of mathematics, science, or computer science in the elementary and secondary schools within the State; (C) training and retraining is furnished to elementary and secondary school teachers of mathematics, science, and computer science under a cooperative arrangement between the