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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1281

(b) Such assessment shall also describe the types of services to be provided pursuant to the program assisted under section 206, a description of how the services assisted will meet the program needs of the local educational agency, and in the second year for which funds under this title are made available, a description of how the services assisted will address unmet needs described under section 208. (c) If a local educational agency determines, pursuant to section 206(b)(1), that the agency has met its teacher retraining and inservice training needs in mathematics and science and desires to expend its funds on other activities prescribed in section 206(b)(1)(B), the local educational agency may request the State educational agency to waive such training requirements. If the State educational agency determines that the local educational agency has met such teacher training needs, the State educational agency shall grant the waiver. PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN AND TEACHERS FROM PRIVATE SCHOOLS

SEC. 211. (a) To the extent consistent with the number of children in the State or in the school district of each local educational agency who are enrolled in private elementary and secondary schools, such State or agency shall, after consultation with appropriate private school representatives, make provision for including services and arrangements for the benefit of such children as will assure the equitable participation of such children in the purposes and benefits of this title. (b) To the extent consistent with the number of children in the State or in the school district of a local educational agency who are enrolled in private elementary and secondary schools, such State, State educational agency, or State agency for higher education shall, after consultation with appropriate private school representatives, make provision, for the benefit of such teachers in such schools, for such inservice and teacher training and retraining as will assure equitable participation of such teachers in the purposes and benefits of this title. (c) If by reason of any provision of law a State or local educational agency is prohibited from providing for the participation of children or teachers from private schools as required by subsections (a) and (b), or if the Secretary determines that a State or local educational agency has substantially failed or is unwilling to provide for such participation on an equitable basis, the Secretary shall waive such requirements and shall arrange for the provision of services to such children or teachers which shall be subject to the requirements of this section. Such waivers shall be subject to consultation, withholding, notice, and judicial review requirements in accordance with sections 557(b)(3) and (4) of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981.

20 USC 3971.

20 USC 3806.

SECRETARY S DISCRETIONARY FUND FOR PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE

SEC. 212. (a) From 10 per centum of amounts appropriated under section 203(b), the Secretary shall make grants in accordance with this section. (b)(1) From 75 per centum of the amount available under this section in each fiscal year, the Secretary shall make grants to State and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and

Grants. 20 USC 3972. Grants.