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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-297—APR. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 251

whenever such assistance is directly related to improving the knowledge of mathematics, science, history, English, foreign languages, art, or music, or to improving the vocational skills of elementary and secondary school students. "(d) APPLICATIONS.—Each applicant desiring to receive a grant under this section shall submit an application in such form, in such manner, and containing or accompanied by such information as the Secretary may reasonably require. Each such application shall— "(1) provide assurances that the assistance will be used for the purposes described in subsection (c); "(2) provide assurances that the local educational agency or intermediate educational unit would have a minority composition of at least 65 percent, or in the case of a consortium, that at least one local educational agency would have a minority composition of 65 percent; "(3) provide assurances that the students served in the alternative curriculum school established reflect a minority composition of at least 50 percent; "(4) demonstrate the extent to which the alternative curriculum school will contribute to desegregation in the local educational agency; "(5) demonstrate the extent to which the alternative curriculum school will contribute to the improvements of the academic quality of the education offered by schools throughout the local educational agency; "(6) describe the collaborative efforts required by subsection (b); "(7) provide assurances that teachers will be employed in the courses of instruction assisted under this section who are certified or licensed by the State to teach the subject matter of the courses of instruction; "(8) provide assurances that the applicant will not engage in discrimination based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or handicapping conditions in— "(A) hiring, promotion, or assignment of employees of the applicant or other personnel for whom the applicant has any administrative responsibility; "(B) the mandatory assignment of students to schools or to courses of instruction within schools of such applicant, except as is necessary to carry out an approved desegregation plan; and "(C) designing or operating extracurricular activities for students; "(9) describe how funds made available under this section will be used to promote integration and provide a high quality education program for local educational agencies with significant concentrations of minority students; "(10) describe how such applicant will devote its resources to continuing the program when funds made available to it under this section may no longer be made available; and "(11) provide such other assurances as the Secretary determines necessary. "(e) UNUSED AMOUNTS.—In any fiscal year in which amounts are appropriated but not allocated under this section, the Secretary shall use such amounts to make grants under title III of this Act (relating to magnet schools).

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Grants. Minorities.

Discrimination, prohibition.