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108 STAT. 3624 PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 "(J) describe how the State will prepare all teachers to teach children with diverse learning needs, including children with disabilities; "(K) describe how the State will prepare teachers, and, where appropriate, paraprofessionals, pupil services personnel, and other staff in the collaborative skills needed to appropriately teach children with disabilities, in the core academic subjects; "(L) describe now the State will use technology, including the emerging national information infrastructure, to enhance the professional development of teachers, and, where appropriate, administrators and pupil services personnel; "(M) describe how the State will provide incentives to teachers and administrators to focus their professional development on preparing such teachers and administrators to provide instruction consistent with challenging State content standards and challenging State student performance standards; "(N) set specific performance indicators for professional development; and "(O) describe how parents can be involved in professional development programs to enhance the participation of parents in the education of their children. "(3) DURATION OF THE PLAN. —Each such State plan shall— "(A) remain in effect for the duration of the State's participation under this part; and "(B) be periodically reviewed and revised by the State, as necessary, to reflect changes in the State's strategies and programs under this part. "(c) ADDITIONAL MATERL\L.— Each State application shall include— "(1) a description of how the activities assisted under this part will be coordinated, as appropriate, with— "(A) other activities conducted with Federal funds, especially activities supported under part A of title I of this Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; "(B) programs supported by State and local funds; "(C) resources from business and industry, museums, libraries, educational television stations, and public and private nonprofit organizations of demonstrated experience; and "(D) funds received from other Federal agencies, such as the National Science Foundation, the Departments of Commerce, Energy, and Health and Human Services, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities; and "(2) a description of the activities to be sponsored under the State-level activities under section 2207 and the higher education activities under section 2211. "(d) PEER REVIEW AND SECRETARIAL APPROVAL. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary shall approve an application of a State educational agency under this section if such application meets the requirements of this section and holds reasonable promise of achieving the purposes of this part.