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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1506

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

secondary schools, vocational educational centers and community colleges. (b) USES OF GRANT FUNDS.—(I)(A) Funds made available under this chapter may be used to develop a model demonstration program for technology education which, to the extent practicable, address the components described in paragraphs (2) through (12). (B) To the extent feasible, the Secretary shall give priority under subparagraph (A) to model demonstration programs which address the largest number of components described in paragraphs (2) through (12). (2) Educational course content based on— (A) an organized set of concepts, processes, and systems that is uniquely technological and relevant to the changing needs of the workplace; and (B) fundamental knowledge about the development of technology and its effect on people, the environment, and culture. (3) Instructional content drawn from introduction to technology education courses in 1 or more of the following areas— (A) communication—efficiently using resources to transfer information to extend human potential; (B) construction—efficiently using resources to build structures on a site; (C) manufacturing—efficiently using resources to extract and convert raw or recycled materials into industrial and consumer goods; and (D) transportation—efficiently using resources to obtain time and place utility and to attain and maintain direct physical contact and exchange among individuals and societal units through the movement of materials, goods, and people. (4) Assisting students in developing insight, understanding, and application of technological concepts, processes, and systems. (5) Educating students in the safe and efficient use of tools, materials, machines, processes, and technical concepts. (6) Developing student skills, creative abilities, confidence, and individual potential in using technology. (7) Developing student problem solving and decisionmaking abilities involving technological systems. (8) Preparing students for lifelong learning in a technological society. (9) Activity oriented laboratory instruction which reinforces abstract concepts with concrete experiences. (10) An institute for the purpose of developing teacher capability in the area of technology education. (11) Research and development of curriculum materials for use in technology education programs. (12) Multidisciplinary teacher workshops for the interfacing of mathematics, science, and technology education. (13) Optional employment of a curriculum specialist to provide technical assistance for the program. (14) Stressing basic remedial skills in coi\junction with training and automation literacy, robotics, computer-aided design, and other areas of computer-integrated manufacturing technology. (15) A combined emphasis on "know-how" and "ability-to-do" in carrying out technological work. (c) LIMITATION ON FEDERAL ASSISTANCE.—Federal assistance to any program or project under this chapter shall not exceed 65 percent of the cost of such program in any fiscal year. Not less than