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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1277

In providing financial assistance for such demonstration and exemplary programs, the State educational agency shall reserve not less than 20 per centum of the amount available under this subsection for special projects in mathematics and science, foreign languages, and computer education to historically underrepresented and underserved populations of students, including females, minorities, handicapped individuals, individuals with limited-English proficiency, and migrant students, and to programs for gifted and talented students. The programs for gifted and talented students may include assistance to magnet schools for such students. (e) Not less than 5 per centum of the amount available under this section may be used by the State educational agency to provide technical assistance to local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations, including museums, libraries, and educational television stations, in the conduct of programs specified under subsection (b). (f) Not to exceed 5 per centum of the amount available under this section may be used by the State educational agency for— (1) the State assessment required by section 208 of this title; and (2) the costs of administration and evaluation of the program assisted under this title.

Minorities. Handicapped persons. Migrants.

HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS

SEC. 207. (a) The amount apportioned under section 205(b) from 20 USC 3967 each State's allotment under this title shall be used by the State agency for higher education for higher education programs in accordance with the provisions of this section. (b)(1)(A) Not less than 75 per centum of the amount available for this section shall be used by the State agency for higher education for grants to institutions of higher education in accordance with the provisions of this subsection. (B) The State agency for higher education shall make funds available on a competitive basis to institutions of higher education in the State which apply for payments under this section. The State agency for higher education shall make every effort to ensure equitable participation of private and public institutions of higher education. (2) The amount available under this subsection shall be used for— (A) establishing traineeship programs for new teachers who will specialize in teaching mathematics and science at the secondary school level; (B) retraining of secondary school teachers who specialize in disciplines other than the teaching of mathematics and science to specialize in the teaching of mathematics, science, or computer learning, including provision of stipends for participation in institutes authorized under title I; and (C) inservice training for elementary, secondary, and vocational school teachers and training for other appropriate school personnel to improve their teaching skills in the fields of mathematics and science, and computer learning, including stipends for participation in institutes authorized under title I. Each institution of higher education receiving a grant under this Minorities. subsection shall assure that programs of training, retraining, and Handicapped inservice training will take into account the need for greater access persons. Migrants. to and participation in mathematics, science, and computer learning