United States Code

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§ 12645f.
Restrictions on Federal Government and use of Federal funds
General prohibition

Nothing in the national service laws shall be construed to authorize an officer or employee of the Federal Government to mandate, direct, or control a State, local educational agency, or school’s curriculum, program of instruction, or allocation of State or local resources, or mandate a State or any subdivision thereof to spend any funds or incur any costs not paid for under this chapter.

Prohibition on endorsement of curriculum

Notwithstanding any other prohibition of Federal law, no funds provided to the Corporation under this chapter may be used by the Corporation to endorse, approve, or sanction any curriculum designed to be used in an elementary school or secondary school.

Prohibition on requiring Federal approval or certification standards

Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal law, not 1

 So in original. Probably should be “no”.
State shall be required to have academic content or student academic achievement standards approved or certified by the Federal Government, in order to receive assistance under this chapter.

(Pub. L. 101–610, title I, § 189C, as added Pub. L. 111–13, title I, § 1612, Apr. 21, 2009, 123 Stat. 1540.)
cite as: 42 USC 12645f