Local Partnership [Education] Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 20 USCS § 6103 (11) [Title 20. Education; Chapter 69. School-To-Work Opportunities (See 20 USCS § 6251)], the term local partnership means “a local entity that is responsible for local School-to-Work Opportunities programs and that--

(A) consists of employers, representatives of local educational agencies and local postsecondary educational institutions (including representatives of area vocational education schools, where applicable), local educators (such as teachers, counselors, or administrators), representatives of labor organizations or nonmanagerial employee representatives, and students; and

(B) may include other entities, such as--

(i) employer organizations;

(ii) community-based organizations;

(iii) national trade associations working at the local levels;

(iv) industrial extension centers;

(v) rehabilitation agencies and organizations;

(vi) registered apprenticeship agencies;

(vii) local vocational education entities;

(viii) proprietary institutions of higher education (as defined in section 102(b) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1002(b)) that continue to meet the eligibility and certification requirements under title IV of such Act (20 U.S.C. 1070 et seq.);

(ix) local government agencies;

(x) parent organizations;

(xi) teacher organizations;

(xii) vocational student organizations;

(xiii) private industry councils established under section 102 of the Job Training Partnership Act (29 U.S.C. 1512);

(xiv) federally recognized Indian tribes, Indian organizations, and Alaska Native villages within the meaning of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.); and

(xv) Native Hawaiian entities.”