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``Subpart 2--Research, Evaluation, and Dissemination
``SEC. 7131. AUTHORITY.
- ``(a) In General.--The Secretary is authorized to conduct data collection, dissemination, research, and ongoing program evaluation activities in accordance with the provisions of this subpart for the purpose of improving bilingual education and special alternative instruction programs for children and youth of limited English proficiency.
- ``(b) Competitive Awards.--Research and program evaluation activities carried out under this subpart shall be supported through competitive grants, contracts and cooperative agreements awarded institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and State and local educational agencies.
- ``(c) Administration.--The Secretary shall conduct data collection, dissemination, and ongoing program evaluation activities authorized by this subpart through the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs
SEC. 7124. CONSTRUCTION.
SEC. 7132. RESEARCH.