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Part D - Fund For The Improvement Of Education Subpart 16 - Parental Assistance And Local Family Information Centers. Grants authorized.   

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(a) Parental information and resource centers

The Secretary is authorized to award grants in each fiscal year to nonprofit organizations (including statewide nonprofit organizations), and consortia of such organizations and local educational agencies, to establish school-linked or school-based parental information and resource centers that provide comprehensive training, information, and support to -

(1) parents of children enrolled in elementary schools and secondary schools;

(2) individuals who work with the parents of children enrolled in elementary schools and secondary schools;

(3) State educational agencies, local educational agencies, schools, organizations that support family-school partnerships (such as parent-teacher associations and Parents as Teachers organizations), and other organizations that carry out parent education and family involvement programs; and

(4) parents of children from birth through age 5.

(b) Geographic distribution In awarding grants under this subpart, the Secretary shall, to the extent practicable, ensure that such grants are distributed in all geographic regions of the United States.

(Pub. L. 89-10, title V, Sec. 5562, as added Pub. L. 107-110, title V, Sec. 501, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1857.)