20 USC 9815 - General Provisions

(a) Duration of grants

The Secretary shall award each grant under this part for a period of not more than 5 years.

(b) Matching requirement

Each eligible recipient that receives a grant under this part shall provide, from non-Federal sources, an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount of the grant (which may be provided in cash or in kind) to carry out the activities supported by the grant.

(c) Supplement, not supplant

Grant funds provided under this part shall be used to supplement, and not supplant, other Federal or State funds.

(d) Evaluation

From amounts made available for any fiscal year under section 9816 of this title, the Secretary shall reserve such sums as may be necessary—

(1) to provide for the conduct of an annual independent evaluation, by grant or by contract, of the activities assisted under this part, which shall include an assessment of the impact of the activities on student academic achievement; and

(2) to prepare and submit an annual report on the results of the evaluation described in paragraph (1) to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate, the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives, and the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives.

(Pub. L. 110–69, title VI, §6115, Aug. 9, 2007, 121 Stat. 634.)

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