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of the non-Federal costs of providing cash and medical assistance (other than assistance described in paragraph (2)) to such refugees, and

"(2) to provide reimbursement in any fiscal year for 100 percent of the non-Federal costs associated with such Cuban refugees with respect to whom supplemental security income payments were being paid as of September 30, 1978, under title

XVI of the Social Security Act. (d) The requirements of section 412(a)6)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act shall apply to assistance furnished under chapter 2 of title IV of such Act after October 1, 1980, or such earlier date as the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement may establish

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"SEC. 401. (a) The Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement is authorized to use funds appropriated under paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 414(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to reimburse State and local public agencies for expenses which those agencies incurred, at any time, in providing aliens described in subsection (c) of this section with social services of the types for which reimbursements were made with respect to refugees under paragraphs (3) through (6) of section 2(b) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 (as in effect prior to the enactment of this Act) or under any other Federal law.

(b) The Attorney General is authorized to grant to an alien described in subsection (c) of this section permission to engage in employment in the United States and to provide to that alien an "employment authorizedendorsement or other appropriate work permit.

(c) This section applies with respect to any alien in the United States (1) who has applied before November 1, 1979, for asylum in the United States, (2) who has not been granted asylum, and (3) with respect to whom a final, nonappealable, and legally enforceable order of deportation or exclusion has not been entered."

Adult Education Act

TITLE III-ADULT EDUCATION 1

SHORT TITLE

Sec. 301. This title may be cited as the "Adult Education Act".

(20 U.S.C. 1201 note) Enacted Nov. 3, 1966, P.L. 89-750, Title III, sec. 301, 81 Stat. 1216; amended April 13, 1970, P.L. 91-230, Title III, sec. 301, 84 Stat. 159.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

SEC. 302. It is the purpose of this title to expand educational opportunity and encourage the establishment of programs of adult public education that will enable all adults to continue their education to at least the level of completion of secondary school and make available the means to secure training that will enable them to become more employable, productive, and responsible citizens.

(20 U.S.C. 1201) Enacted Nov. 3, 1966, P.L. 89-750, Title III, sec. 302, 80 Stat. 1216; amended April 13, 1970, P.L. 91-230, Title III, sec. 301, 84 Stat. 159.

DEFINITIONS

SEC. 303. As used in this title

(a) The term “adult” means any individual who has attained the age of sixteen.

(b) The term “adult education” means services or instructions below the college level (as determined by the Commissioner), for adults who

(1) do not have a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education and who have not achieved an equivalent level of education, and

(2) are not currently required to be enrolled in schools. (c) The term “adult basic education” means adult education for adults whose inability to speak, read, or write the English language constitutes a substantial impairment of their ability to get or retain employment commensurate with their real ability, which is designed to help eliminate such inability and raise the level of education of such individuals with a view to making them less likely to become dependent on others, to improving their ability to benefit from occupational training and otherwise increasing their opportunities for more productive and profitable employment, and to making them better able to meet their adult responsibilities.

(d) The term "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education.

(e) The term "community school program” is a program in which a public building, including but not limited to a public elementary or secondary school or a community or junior college, is used as a community center operated in conjunction with other groups in the community, community organizations, and local governmental agencies, to provide educational, recreational, cultural and other related community services for the community that center serves in accordance with the needs, interest, and concerns of that community.

1 The Adult Education Act was enacted as Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1966.

(f) The term “local educational agency” means a public board of education or other public authority legally constituted within a State for either administrative control or direction of public elementary or secondary schools in a city, county, township, school district, or other political subdivision of a State, or such combination of school districts or counties as are recognized in a State as an administrative agency for its public elementary or secondary schools, except that, if there is a separate board or other legally constituted local authority having administrative control and direction of adult education in public schools therein, such term means such other board or authority.

(g) The term "State" includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and (except for the purposes of section 305(a)) Guam, American Samoa, and Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands.

(h) The term “State educational agency” means the State board of education or other agency or officer primarily responsible for the State supervision of public elementary and secondary schools, or if there is a separate State agency or officer primarily responsible for supervision of adult education in public schools then such agency or officer may be designated for the purpose of this title by the Governor or by State law. If no agency or officer qualifies under the preceding sentence, such term shall mean an appropriate agency or officer designated for the purposes of this title by the Governor.

(i) The term "academic education" means the theoretical, the liberal, the speculative, and classical subject matter found to compose the curriculum of the public secondary school.

(j) The term "institution of higher education" means any such institution as defined by section 801(e) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

(20 U.S.C. 1202 ) Enacted Nov. 3, 1966, P.L. 89-750, Title III, sec. 303, 80 Stat. 1216; amended Oct. 16, 1968, P.L. 90-576, Title III, sec. 302, 82 Stat. 1095; amended April 13, 1970, P.L. 91-230, Title III, sec. 301, 84 Stat. 159; amended Aug. 21, 1974, P.L. 93-380, sec. 601, 88 Stat. 576.

GRANTS TO STATES FOR ADULT EDUCATION

Sec. 304. (a) (Repealed.)

(b) The Commissioner is authorized to make grants to States, which have State plans approved by him under section 306 for the purposes of this section, to pay the Federal share of the cost of (1) the establishment of expansion of adult basic education programs to be carried out by local educational agencies and private nonprofit agencies, and (2) the establishment of expansion of adult education programs to be carried out by local educational agencies and private nonprofit agencies.

(20 U.S.C. 1203) Enacted Nov. 3, 1966, P.L. 89-750, Title III, sec. 304, 80 Stat. 1217; amended Jan. 2, 1968, P.L. 90-247, Title V, sec. 502(a), 81 Stat. 815; amended Apr. 13, 1970, P.L. 91-230, Title III, sec. 301, 84 Stat. 160; amended August 21, 1974, P.L. 93-380, sec. 602, 88 Stat. 576.

ALLOTMENT FOR ADULT EDUCATION

SEC. 305. (a) From the sums available for purposes of section 304 (b) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and for any succeeding fiscal year, the Commissioner shall allot (1) not more than 1 per centum thereof among Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands according to their respective needs for assistance under such section, and (2) $150,000 to each State. From the remainder of such sums he shall allot to each State an amount which bears the same ratio to such remainder as the number of adults who do not have a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education (or its equivalent) and who are not currently required to be enrolled in schools in such State bears to the number of such adults in all States. From the sums available for purposes of section 304(b) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and the succeeding fiscal year, the Commissioner shall make allotments in accordance with section 305(a) of the Adult Education Act of 1966 as in effect on June 30, 1969.

(b) The portion of any State's allotment under section (a) for a fiscal year which the Commissioner determines will not be required, for the period of such allotment is available for carrying out the State plan approved under this title shall be available for reallotment from time to time, on such dates during such period as the Commissioner shall fix, to other States in proportion to the original allotments to such States under subsection (a) for such year, but with such proportionate amount for any of such other State being reduced to the extent it exceeds the sum which the Commissioner estimates such State needs and will be able to use for such period for carrying out its State plan approved under this title, and the total of such reductions shall be similarly realloted among the States whose proportionate amounts are not so reduced. Any amount allotted to a State under this subsection during a year shall be deemed part of its allotment under subsection (a) for such year.

(20 U.S.C. 1204) Enacted Nov. 3, 1966, P.L. 89-750, Title III, sec. 305, 80 Stat. 1217; amended Jan. 2, 1968, P.L. 90-247, Title V, sec. 501, 81 Stat. 815; amended Apr. 13, 1970, P.L. 91-230, Title III, sec. 301, 84 Stat. 160; amended Dec. 30, 1970, P.L. 91-600, sec. 3(a), 84 Stat. 1669; amended Aug. 21, 1974, P.L. 93–380, sec. 843(c)(3), 88 Stat.

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STATE PLANS

SEC. 306. (a) Any State desiring to receive its allotment of Federal funds for any grant under this title shall submit through its State educational agency a State plan. Such State plan shall

be in such detail as the Commissioner deems necessary, and shall

(1) set forth a program for the use of grants, in accordance with section 304(b), which affords assurance of substantial progress with respect to all segments of the adult population, including institutionalized persons, and all areas of the State, toward carrying out the purposes of such section, that not to exceed 20 per centum of the funds used to carry out this Act for any fiscal year may be used for the education of institutionalized persons;

(2) provide for the administration of such plan by the State educational agency;

(3) provide for cooperative arrangments between the State educational agency and the State health authority authorizing the use of such health information and services for adults as may be available from such agencies and as may reasonably be necessary to enable them to benefit from the instruction provided pursuant to this title;

(4) provide for grants to public and private nonprofit agencies for special projects, teacher-training, and research;

(5) provide for cooperation with Community Action programs, Work Experience programs, VISTA, Work Study, and other programs relating to the antipoverty effort;

(6) provide for cooperation with manpower development and training programs and occupational education programs, and for coordination of programs carried on under this title with other programs, including reading improvement programs, designed to provide reading instruction for adults carried on by State and local agencies;

(7) provide that such agency will make available not to exceed 20 per centum of the State's allotment for programs of equivalency for a certificate of graduation from a secondary school;

(8) provide that such agency will make such reports to the Commissioner, in such form and containing such information, as may reasonably be necessary to enable the Commissioner to perform his duties under this title and will keep such records and afford such access thereto as the Commissioner finds necessary to assure the correctness and verification of such reports;

(9) provide such fiscal control and fund accounting procedures as may be necessary to assure proper disbursement of and accounting for Federal funds paid the State under this title (including such funds paid by the State to local educational agencies and private nonprofit agencies);

(10) provide that special emphasis be given to adult basic education programs except where such needs can be shown to have been met in the State;

(11) provide that special assistance be given to the needs of persons of limited English-speaking ability (as defined in section 703(a) of title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965), by providing bilingual adult education programs in which instruction is given in English and, to the extent necessary to allow such persons to progress effectively through the adult education program, in the native language of such persons, carried out in coordination with programs of bilingual education assisted under such title VII and bilingual vocational education programs under the Vocational Education Act of 1963; and

(12) provide such further information and assurances as the Commissioner may by regulation require. (b) The Commissioner shall not finally disapprove any State plan submitted under this title, or any modification thereof, without first affording the State educational agency reasonable notice and opportunity for a hearing.

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