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U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans
Statute: TITLE I / B / 611 / e / 3 / A

(A) In general.--

(i) Reservation of funds.--For the purpose of assisting local educational agencies (including a charter school that is a local educational agency or a consortium of local educational agencies) in addressing the needs of high need children with disabilities, each State shall have the option to reserve for each fiscal year 10 percent of the amount of funds the State reserves for State-level activities under paragraph (2)(A)--

(I) to establish and make disbursements from the high cost fund to local educational agencies in accordance with this paragraph during the first and succeeding fiscal years of the high cost fund; and

(II) to support innovative and effective ways of cost sharing by the State, by a local educational agency, or among a consortium of local educational agencies, as determined by the State in coordination with representatives from local educational agencies, subject to subparagraph (B)(ii).

(ii) Definition of local educational agency.--In this paragraph the term `local educational agency' includes a charter school that is a local educational agency, or a consortium of local educational agencies.