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[82 STAT. 1090]
[82 STAT. 1090]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

1090

PUBLIC LAW 90-576-OCT. 16, 1968

[82 STAT.

State's plan approved under section 182, plus (2) an amount, not to exceed 1 per centum of such allotment, or $10,000, whichever is the greater, expended for the development of such plan and for the administration of such plan after its approval by the Commissioner. No State shall receive payments under this section for any fiscal year in excess of its allotment under section 181 for such fiscal year. "(b) Such payments (adjusted on account of overpayments or underpayments previously made) shall be made by the Commissioner in advance on the basis of such estimates, in such installments, and at such times, as may be reasonably required for expenditures by the States of the funds allotted under section 181. "STATUS OF PARTICIPANTS

"SEC. 184. Students employed in work-study programs under this part shall not by reason of such employment be deemed employees of the United States, or their service Federal service, for any purpose. " P A R T I—CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT I N VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION "AUTHORIZATION

Appropriation.

Funds, use.

"SEC. 191. (a) The Congress finds that curriculum development in vocational education is complicated by the diversity of occupational objectives; variations due to geography; differences in educational levels and types of programs; and by the wide range of occupations which includes, but is not limited to, agriculture, food processing and preparation, trades and industry, distribution and marketing, technical, public service, health services, business, and office occupations. I t is therefore the purpose of this section to enable the Commissioner to provide appropriate assistance to State and local educational agencies in the development of curriculums for new and changing occupations, and to coordinate improvements in, and dissemination of, existing curriculum materials. " (b) There are authorized to be appropriated $7,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, and $10,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, for the purposes set forth in this section. " (c)(1) Sums appropriated pursuant to subsection (b) shall be used by the Commissioner, after consultation with the appropriate State agencies and the National Council, to make grants to or contracts with colleges or universities. State boards, and other public or nonprofit private agencies and institutions, or contracts with public or private agencies, organizations, or institutions— " (A) to promote the development and dissemination of vocational education curriculum materials for use in teaching occupational subjects, including curriculums for new and changing occupational fields; " (B) to develop standards for curriculum development in all occupational fields; " (C) to coordinate efforts of the States in the preparation of curriculum materials and prepare current lists of curriculum materials available in all occupational fields; " (D) to survey curriculum materials produced by other agencies of Government, including the Department of Defense; " (E) to evaluate vocational-technical education curriculum materials and their uses; and " (F) to train personnel in curriculum development.