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SEC. 221. EVALUATION.

(a) GRANT.--From funds reserved under section 304(a)(2)(C), the Secretary shall make a grant, in an amount not to exceed $500,000, to the National Academy of Sciences or the National Academy of Education to--
(1) evaluate--
(A) the technical quality of the work performed by the Goals Panel and the Council;
(B) the process the Council uses to develop criteria for certification of standards and assessments;
(C) the process the Council uses to certify voluntary national standards as well as standards and assessments voluntarily submitted by States; and
(D) the process the Goals Panel uses to approve certification criteria and voluntary national standards;
(2) periodically provide to the Goals Panel and the Council, as appropriate, information from the evaluation under paragraph(1); and
(3) report on the activities authorized under sections 219 and 220.
(b) REPORT.--The recipient of a grant under this section shall submit a final report to the Congress, the Secretary, and the public regarding the activities assisted under this section not later than January 1, 1998.

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