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104 STAT. 1522 PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 Government contracts. Minority groups. Women. Minority groups. "(1) The term 'institution of higher education' has the meaning given such term in section 1201(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1141(a)). "(2) The term 'cost of attendance' has the meaning given such term in section 472 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 108711). "§ 2194. Education partnerships "(a) The Secretary of Defense shall authorize the director of each defense laboratory to enter into one or more education partnership agreements with educational institutions in the United States for the purpose of encouraging and enhancing study in scientific disciplines at all levels of education. The educational institutions referred to in the preceding sentence are local education agencies, colleges, universities, and any other nonprofit institutions that are dedicated to improving science, mathematics, and engineering education. "(b) Under a partnership agreement entered into with an educational institution under this section, the director of a defense laboratory may provide assistance to the educational institution by- "(1) loaning defense laboratory equipment to the institution; "(2) transferring to the institution defense laboratory equipment determined by the director to be surplus; "(3) making laboratory personnel available to teach science courses or to assist in the development of science courses and materials for the institution; "(4) involving faculty and students of the institution in defense laboratory research projects; "(5) cooperating with the institution in developing a program under which students may be given academic credit for work on defense laboratory research projects; and "(6) providing academic and career advice and assistance to students of the institution. "(c) The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the director of each defense laboratory shall give a priority under this section to entering into an education partnership agreement with one or more historically Black colleges and universities and other minority institutions referred to in paragraphs (3), (4), and (5) of section 312(b) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1058(b)). "(d) The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that, in entering into education partnership agreements under this section, the director of a defense laboratory gives a priority to providing assistance to educational institutions serving women, members of minority groups, and other groups of individuals who traditionally are involved in the engineering and science professions in disproportionately low numbers. "(e) In this section, the term 'local education agency' has the meaning given such term in section 1471(12) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 2891(12)). "§2195. Department of Defense cooperative education programs "(a) The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the director of each defense laboratory establishes, in association with one or more public or private colleges or universities in the United States or one or more consortia of colleges or universities in the United States,