School Serving Low-Income Students [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 686.2 _d_ [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter VI -- Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education; Part 686 -- Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education _TEACH_ Grant Program; Subpart A -- Scope, Purpose, and General Definitions], the term school serving low-income students _low-income school_ means “an elementary or secondary school that--

_1_ Is in the school district of an LEA that is eligible for assistance pursuant to title I of the ESEA;

_2_ Has been determined by the Secretary to be a school in which more than 30 percent of the school's total enrollment is made up of children who qualify for services provided under title I of the ESEA; and

_3_ Is listed in the Department's Annual Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools for Teacher Cancellation Benefits. The Secretary considers all elementary and secondary schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Education _BIE_ in the Department of the Interior or operated on Indian reservations by Indian tribal groups under contract or grant with the BIE to qualify as schools serving low-income students.”