(a) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in section 6143 and in accordance with this section, if a State educational agency has met, by the end of the original 5-year term of a grant of flexibility authority under this chapter, the requirements described in section 6141(c), the Secretary shall renew a grant of flexibility authority for one additional 5-year term.
(b) RENEWAL- The Secretary may not renew a grant of flexibility authority under this chapter unless, not later than 6 months before the end of the original term of the grant of authority, the State educational agency seeking the renewal notifies the Secretary, and the local educational agencies with which the State educational agency has entered into performance agreements, of the agencys intention to renew the grant of authority.
(c) EFFECTIVE DATE- A renewal under this section shall be effective on the later of —
(1) the expiration of the original term of the grant of authority; or
(2) the date on which the State educational agency seeking the renewal provides to the Secretary all data required for the application described in section 6141(c).