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Procedures for the Within-District Allocation of LEA Program Funds   

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Reservation of funds by an LEA.

Before allocating funds in accordance with Sec. 200.78, an LEA must reserve funds as are reasonable and necessary to--

(a) Provide services comparable to those provided to children in participating school attendance areas and schools to serve--

(1) Homeless children who do not attend participating schools, including providing educationally related support services to children in shelters and other locations where homeless children may live; (2) Children in local institutions for neglected children; and (3) If appropriate--

(i) Children in local institutions for delinquent children; and (ii) Neglected and delinquent children in community-day school programs; (b) Provide, where appropriate under section 1113(c)(4) of the ESEA, financial incentives and rewards to teachers who serve students in Title I schools identified for school improvement, corrective action, and restructuring for the purpose of attracting and retaining qualified and effective teachers; (c) Meet the requirements for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services in Sec. 200.48, unless the LEA meets these requirements with non-Title I funds; (d) Address the professional development needs of instructional staff, including--

(1) Professional development requirements under Sec. 200.52(a)(3)(iii) if the LEA has been identified for improvement or corrective action; and (2) Professional development expenditure requirements under Sec. 200.60; (e) Meet the requirements for parental involvement in section 1118(a)(3) of the ESEA; (f) Administer programs for public and private school children under this part, including special capital expenses, if any, incurred in providing services to eligible private school children, such as--

(1) The purchase and lease of real and personal property (including mobile educational units and neutral sites); (2) Insurance and maintenance costs; (3) Transportation; and (4) Other comparable goods and services, including non-

instructional computer technicians; and (g) Conduct other authorized activities, such as school improvement and coordinated services.

(Authority: 20 USC 6313(c)(3) and (4), 6316(b)(10), (c)(7)(iii),

6318(a)(3), 6319(l), 6320, 7279d)

(Added by Federal Register, Vol.67, No.231 December 2,2002 effective January 2,2003.)