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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1269

(3) provide for prior and continuing consultation with the State educational agency in the formulation and operation of the institute; and (4) provide such additional assurances as the Director deems essential to assure compliance with the requirements of this part. DISTRIBUTION OF ASSISTANCE

SEC. 113. (a) In approving applications under this part, the Direc- 20 USC 3913. tor shall assure that there is an equitable distribution of institutes established and operated under approved applications among States and within States. The Director shall award not less than one institute in each State, except that the Director may waive the requirements of this sentence if there is no proposal from a State that meets the requirements of this part. (b) No grant to a single applicant may exceed $200,000 in any fiscal year. COOPERATION WITH BUSINESS CONCERNS

SEC. 114. Institutes assisted under this part may, to the extent 20 USC 3914. possible, involve the cooperation of advanced technology business concerns and other business concerns which are able to supply assistance in the teaching of mathematics and science. SPECIAL CONSIDERATION OF UNDERREPRESENTED AND UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS

SEC. 115. In providing financial assistance under this part the 20 USC 3915. Foundation shall make every effort to ensure that consideration is i given to applications which contain provisions designed to meet the needs of underrepresented and underserved populations. PART B—MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS PROGRAM AUTHORIZED

SEC. 121. The Foundation is authorized, in accordance with the 20 USC 3921. provisions of this part, to enter into agreements with institutions of higher education or local educational agencies for— (1) developing and disseminating programs and materials for training, retraining, and inservice training for elementary and secondary school teachers in the fields of mathematics, science, including physical and life sciences, computer learning; and i(2) the research, development, and dissemination of instructional programs and materials for courses of study in elementary and secondary schools in the fields of mathematics, science, including physical and life sciences, and computer learning. APPLICATIONS

SEC. 122. (a) No grant may be made under this part unless an Grants. eligible applicant, at such time, in such manner, and containing or 20 USC 3922. accompanied by such information as the Director may reasonably require. Each application shall contain assurances— (1) that (A) in the case of an institution of higher education, the institution will enter into a cooperative agreement with one