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108 STAT. 3978 PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 "(B) be involved in, and be primarily responsible for, the development of all policies affecting Indian children and adults under programs administered by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education; "(C) coordinate the development of policy and practice for all programs in the Department relating to Indian persons; and "(D) assist the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in identifying research priorities related to the education of Indian persons. "(c) INDIAN PREFERENCE IN EMPLOYMENT.— "(1) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall give a preference to Indian persons in all personnel actions in the Office. "(2) IMPLEMENTATION.—Such preference shall be implemented in the same fashion as the preference given to any veteran under section 45 of title 25, United States Code. 20 USC 3423d. "SEC. 216. OFFICE OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND MINORITY LAN- GUAGES AFFAIRS. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—T here shall be, in the Department, an Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs through which the Secretary shall carry out functions relating to bilingual education. "(b) DIRECTOR.— "(1) IN GENERAL. —The Office shall be headed by a Director of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs, appointed by the Secretary, to whom the Secretary shall delegate all delegable functions relating to bilingual education. The Director shall also be assigned responsibility for recommending improvements and providing technical assistance to other Federal programs serving language-minority and limited-English-proficient students and their families and for assisting the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in identifying research priorities which reflect the needs of language-minority and limited-English language proficient students. "(2) ORGANIZATION. — The Office shall be organized as the Director determines to be appropriate in order to carry out such functions and responsibilities effectively. "(3) INCLUSION.—The Secretary shall ensure that limited- English-proficient and language-minority students are included in ways that are valid, reliable, and fair under all standards and assessment development conducted or funded by the Department.". PART G—LffiRARY SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION REAUTHORIZATION SEC. 375. LIBRARY SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION ACT AUTHORIZA- TIONS. (a) IN GENERAL. —Subsection (a) of section 4 of the Library Services and Construction Act (20 U.S.C. 351b(a)) is amended— (1) by striking "for fiscal year 1990 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the 4 succeeding fiscal years" each place the phrase appears and inserting "for fiscal year 1995"; and