SEC. 4502. <<NOTE: 20 USC 7242.>> GRANTS AUTHORIZED.
``(a) Statewide Family Engagement Centers.--From the amount
appropriated under section 4506 and not reserved under subsection (d),
the Secretary is authorized to award grants for each fiscal year to
statewide organizations (or consortia of such organizations), to
establish statewide family engagement centers that--
``(1) carry out parent education, and family engagement in
education, programs; or
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``(2) provide comprehensive training and technical
assistance to State educational agencies, local educational
agencies, schools identified by State educational agencies and
local educational agencies, organizations that support family-
school partnerships, and other organizations that carry out such
``(b) Minimum Award.--In awarding grants under this section, the
Secretary shall, to the extent practicable, ensure that a grant is
awarded for a statewide family engagement center in an amount not less
``(c) Matching Funds for Grant Renewal.--Each organization or
consortium receiving assistance under this part shall demonstrate that,
for each fiscal year after the first fiscal year for which the
organization or consortium is receiving such assistance, a portion of
the services provided by the organization or consortium is supported
through non-Federal contributions, which may be in cash or in-kind.
``(d) Technical Assistance.--The Secretary shall reserve not more
than 2 percent of the funds appropriated under section 4506 to carry out
this part to provide technical assistance, by competitive grant or
contract, for the establishment, development, and coordination of
statewide family engagement centers.
Previously not included in NCLB.