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SEC. 312. PROGRESS REPORTS

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(a) STATE REPORTS TO THE SECRETARY.--Each State educational agency that receives funds under this title shall annually report to the Secretary regarding--
(1) progress in meeting State goals and plans;
(2) proposed State activities for the succeeding year; and
(3) in summary form, the progress of local educational agencies in meeting local goals and plans and increasing student learning.
(b) SECRETARY'S REPORTS TO CONGRESS.--By April 30, 1996, and every 2 years thereafter, the Secretary shall submit a report to the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate describing--
(1) the activities assisted under, and outcomes of, grants or contracts under section 220, including--
(A) a description of the purpose, uses, and technical merit of assessments evaluated with funds awarded under such paragraph; and
(B) an analysis of the impact of such assessments on the performance of students, particularly students of different racial, gender, ethnic, or language groups and individuals with disabilities;
(2) the activities assisted under, and outcomes of, allotments under this title; and
(3) the effect of waivers granted under section 311, including--
(A) a listing of all State educational agencies, local educational agencies and schools seeking and receiving waivers;
(B) a summary of the State and Federal statutory or regulatory requirements that have been waived, including the number of waivers sought and granted under each such statutory or regulatory requirement;
(C) a summary of waivers that have been terminated, including a rationale for the terminations; and
(D) recommendations to the Congress regarding changes in statutory or regulatory requirements, particularly those actions that should be taken to overcome Federal statutory or regulatory impediments to education reform.

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SEC. 311. WAIVERS OF STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS. Table of Contents SEC. 313. TECHNICAL AND OTHER ASSISTANCE REGARDING SCHOOL FINANCE EQUITY.