The Higher Education Act requires that the Secretary consult with federal agency heads in order to receive recommendations regarding areas of national need for expertise in foreign languages and world regions.
Areas of national need identified by the Secretary, consisting of priority languages that are less commonly taught and the world regions - Consultation with Federal Agencies on Areas of National Need
- Title VI, Part B of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended
- 20 USC Section 1130-1 and Sections 1132-1137
- There are no program-specific regulations.
- Education Department's General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 82, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99