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Title III and Title IX Statutes

Title III statute and releated sections of Title IX statutes. The primary section headers of the statute are each linked to the corresponding text of that section.

Title III statute and related sections of Title IX statutes. The primary section headers of the statute are each linked to the corresponding text of that section. Subsections of particular interest have been included to assist the reader but are not linked directly.

Text written in italics has been added to assist the reader and is not part of the statutory language.

Title III Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Sec. 3001. External link opens in new window or tab. Authorizations of appropriations; condition on effectiveness of parts.

Part A English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act External link opens in new window or tab.

Subpart 1 Grants and Subgrants for English Language Acquisition and Language Enhancement External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Sec. 3111. External link opens in new window or tab. Formula grants to states.
    • In General - subgrants for LEP students
    • Required Reservations - subgrants for eligible immigrant students
  • Sec. 3112. External link opens in new window or tab. Native American and Alaska native children in school.
  • Sec. 3113. External link opens in new window or tab. State and specially qualified agency plans.
  • Sec. 3114. External link opens in new window or tab. Within-state allocations.
  • Sec. 3115. External link opens in new window or tab. Subgrants to eligible entities.
    • Purpose of (LEP student) subgrants
    • Administrative expenses
    • Required subgrantee activities
    • Authorized subgrantee activities
    • Activities by agencies experiencing substantial increases in immigrant children and youth
    • Supplement not supplant
  • Sec. 3116. External link opens in new window or tab. Local Plans.

Subpart 2 Accountability and Administration External link opens in new window or tab.

Subpart 3 National Activities External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Sec. 3131. External link opens in new window or tab. National Professional Development Project.

Subpart 4 Definitions External link opens in new window or tab.

Part B Improving Language Instruction Educational Programs External link opens in new window or tab.

Note: Sec. 3001 states that Part B shall be in effect only for a fiscal year for which Part A is not in effect. Since Congress allocated the required minimum of $650 million in Title III funds, Part A is in effect at this time and therefore Part B is not included here.

PART C General Provisions External link opens in new window or tab.

Title IX General Provisions External link opens in new window or tab.

Part E Uniform Provisions/Subpart 1 Private Schools External link opens in new window or tab.

  • Sec. 9501. External link opens in new window or tab. Participation by private school children and teachers.
  • Sec. 9502. External link opens in new window or tab. Standards for by-pass.
  • Sec. 9503. External link opens in new window or tab. Complaint process for participation of private school children.
  • Sec. 9504. External link opens in new window or tab. By-pass determination process.
  • Sec. 9505. External link opens in new window or tab. Prohibition against funds for religious worship or instruction.
  • Sec. 9506. External link opens in new window or tab. Private, religious, and home schools.
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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