U.S Code last checked for updates: May 17, 2024
§ 2011.
Policy for Indian control of Indian education
(a)
Facilitation of Indian control
(b)
Consultation with tribes
(1)
In general
(2)
Requirements
(A)
Definition of consultation
(B)
Discussion and joint deliberation
During discussions and joint deliberations, interested parties (including tribes and school officials) shall be given an opportunity—
(i)
to present issues (including proposals regarding changes in current practices or programs) that will be considered for future action by the Secretary; and
(ii)
to participate and discuss the options presented, or to present alternatives, with the views and concerns of the interested parties given effect unless the Secretary determines, from information available from or presented by the interested parties during one or more of the discussions and deliberations, that there is a substantial reason for another course of action.
(C)
Explanation by Secretary
(Pub. L. 95–561, title XI, § 1131, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title X, § 1042, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 2043.)
cite as: 25 USC 2011