Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

Program Authority: Section 2226 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6646).

The authorizing legislation can be found at https://www2.ed.gov/documents/essa-act-of-1965.pdf (see page 187 of the legislation).


Unless otherwise specified, the program’s administrative regulations are EDGAR – Education Department General Administrative Regulations, and the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements found at 2 CFR Part 200 (Uniform Guidance).

Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and other applicable grant regulations can be found here: https://www2.ed.gov/policy/fund/reg/edgarReg/edgar.html