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108 STAT. 3684 PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 "(4) violence prevention programs for school-aged youth, which emphasize students' sense of individual responsibility and may include— "(A) the dissemination of information about school safety and discipline; "(B) the professional development of school personnel, parents, students, law enforcement officials, judicial officials, and community leaders in designing and implementing strategies to prevent school violence; "(C) the implementation of strategies, such as conflict resolution and peer mediation, student outreach efforts against violence, anti-crime youth councils (which work with school and community-based organizations to discuss and develop crime prevention strategies), and the use of mentoring programs, to combat school violence and other forms of disruptive behavior, such as sexual harassment and abuse; and "(D) the development and implementation of character education programs, as a component of a comprehensive drug or violence prevention program, that are tailored by communities, parents and schools; and "(E) comprehensive, community-wide strategies to prevent or reduce illegal gang activities; "(5) supporting 'safe zones of passage' for students between home and school through such measures as Drug- and Weapon- Free School Zones, enhanced law enforcement, and neighborhood patrols; "(6) acquiring and installing metal detectors and hiring security personnel; "(7) professional development for teachers and other staff and curricula that promote the awareness of and sensitivity to alternatives to violence through courses of study that include related issues of intolerance and hatred in history; "(8) the promotion of before-and-after school recreational, instructional, cultural, and artistic programs in supervised community settings; "(9) drug abuse resistance education programs, designed to teach students to recognize and resist pressures to use alcohol or other drugs, which may include activities such as classroom instruction by uniformed law enforcement officers, resistance techniques, resistance to peer pressure and gang pressure, and provision for parental involvement; and "(10) the evaluation of any of the activities authorized under this subsection. " (c) LIMITATIONS.— "(1) IN GENERAL.— Not more than 20 percent of the funds made available to a local educational agency under this subpart may be used to carry out the activities described in paragraphs (5) and (6) of subsection (b). "(2) SPECIAL RULE.—^A local educationsil agency shall only be able to use funds received under this subpart for activities described in paragraphs (5) and (6) of subsection (b) if funding for such activities is not received from other Federal agencies. "(d) ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.— Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, any funds expended prior to July 1, 1995, under part B of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986 (as in effect prior to enactment of the Improving America's Schools