Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/298

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110 STAT. 1321-151 PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 (B) striking subparagraph (B); and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d) EXCLUSION OF FUNDS. —For the purpose of complying with subsections (b) and (c), a State or local educational agency may exclude supplemental State or local funds expended in any school attendance area or school for programs that meet the intent and purposes of this part.". SEC. 2755. EVEN START FAMILY UTERACY PROGRAMS. Part B of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6361 et seq.) is amended— (a) in section 1204(a) (20 U.S.C. 6364(a)), by inserting "intensive" after "cost of providing"; and (b) in section 1205(4) (20 U.S.C. 6365(4)), by inserting ", intensive" after "high-quality". SEC. 2756. PRESERVATION OF SCHOOL-BASED STAFF POSITIONS. (a) RESTRICTIONS ON REDUCTIONS OF SCHOOL-BASED EMPLOY- EES.— To the extent that a reduction in the number of full-time equivalent positions for the District of Columbia public schools is required to remain within the number of full-time equivalent positions established for the public schools in appropriations Acts, no reductions shall be made from the full-time equivalent positions for school-based teachers, principals, counselors, librarians, or other school-based educational positions that were established as of the end of fiscal year 1995, unless the Authority makes a determination based on student enrollment that— (1) fewer school-based positions are needed to maintain established pupil-to-stafF ratios; or (2) reductions in positions for other than school-based employees are not practicable. (b) DEFINITION. —The term "school-based educational position" means a position located at a District of Columbia public school or other position providing direct support to students at such a school, including a position for a clerical, stenographic, or secretarial employee, but not including any part-time educational aide position. Subtitle H—Establishment and Organization of the Commission on Consensus Reform in the District of Columbia Public Schools SEC. 2851. COMMISSION ON CONSENSUS REFORM IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.— (1) IN GENERAL. — T here is established within the District of Columbia Government a Commission on Consensus Reform in the District of Columbia Public Schools, consisting of 7 members to be appointed in accordance with paragraph (2). President. (2) MEMBERSHIP. —The Consensus Commission shall consist of the following members: (A) 1 member to be appointed by the President chosen from a list of 3 proposed members submitted by the Majority Leader of the Senate. (B) 1 member to be appointed by the President chosen from a list of 3 proposed members submitted by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.