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SEC. 704. APPLICATIONS AND PLANS.

(a) APPLICATION.--In order to receive a grant under this title, an eligible local educational agency shall submit to the Secretary an application that includes--
(1) an assessment of the current violence and crime problems in the schools to be served by the grant and in the community to be served by the applicant;
(2) an assurance that the applicant has written policies regarding school safety, student discipline, and the appropriate handling of violent or disruptive acts;
(3) a description of the schools and communities to be served by the grant, the activities and projects to be carried out with grant funds, and how these activities and projects will help to reduce the current violence and crime problems in the schools and communities served;
(4) a description of educational materials to be developed in the first most predominate non-English language of the schools and communities to be served by the grant, if applicable;
(5) if the local educational agency receives Federal education funds, an explanation of how activities assisted under this title will be coordinated with and support any systemic education improvement plan prepared with such funds;
(6) the applicant's plan to establish school-level advisory committees, which include faculty, parents, staff, and students, for each school to be served by the grant and a description of how each committee will assist in assessing that school's violence and discipline problems as well as in designing appropriate programs, policies, and practices to combat such problems;
(7) the applicant's plan for collecting baseline and future data, by individual schools, to monitor violence and discipline problems and to measure the applicant's progress in achieving the purpose of this title;
(8) a description of how, in subsequent fiscal years, the grantee will integrate the violence prevention activities the grantee carries out with funds under this title with activities carried out under the grantee's comprehensive plan for drug and violence prevention adopted under the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986;
(9) a description of how the grantee will coordinate the grantee's school crime and violence prevention efforts with education, law enforcement, judicial, health, and social service programs supported under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and other appropriate agencies and organizations serving the community;
(10) a description of how the grantee will inform parents about the extent of crime and violence in their children's schools and maximize the participation of parents in the grantee's violence prevention activities;
(11) an assurance that grant funds under this title will be used to supplement and not supplant State and local funds that would, in the absence of funds under this title, be made available by the applicant for the purposes of the grant;
(12) an assurance that the applicant will cooperate with, and provide assistance to, the Secretary in gathering statistics and other data the Secretary determines are necessary to determine the effectiveness of projects and activities assisted under this title or the extent of school violence and discipline problems throughout the Nation; and
(13) such other information as the Secretary may require.
(b) PLAN.--In order to receive funds under this title for a second year, a grantee shall submit to the Secretary a comprehensive, long-term, school safety plan for reducing and preventing school violence and discipline problems. Such plan shall contain a description of how the grantee will coordinate the grantee's school crime and violence prevention efforts with education, law-enforcement, judicial, health, social service, and other appropriate agencies and organizations serving the community.

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SEC. 703. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS. Table of Contents SEC. 705. USE OF FUNDS.