[Federal Register: April 15, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 72)]
[Page 18389-18390]
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[CFDA No.: 84.331A]

Grants to States for Workplace and Community Transition Training 
for Incarcerated Youth Offenders Program; Notice Inviting Applications 
for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1998

    Purpose of Program: The Workplace and Community Transition Training 
for Incarcerated Youth Offenders Program supports grants to State 
correctional education agencies to--(a) assist and encourage 
incarcerated youths to acquire functional literacy or life and job 
skills through the pursuit of a postsecondary education certificate or 
an associate of arts or bachelors' degree while in prison; and (b) 
provide employment counseling and other related services that start 
during incarceration and continue through pre-release and while on 
parole or during release.
    Eligible Applicants: A State correctional education agency 
appointed by the Governor of any of the 50 States, the Commonwealth of 
Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin 
Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 1, 1998.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 31, 1998.
    Applications Available: April 15, 1998. Application materials will 
be sent to the State correctional education agency appointed by the 
    Available Funds: $12,000,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 56.

    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 

    Applicable Regulations: The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR Parts 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 
82, 85, and 86.
    For Information Contact: Richard L. Smith, U.S. Department of 
Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 4529, Switzer Building, 
Washington, D.C. 20202-7142. Telephone (202) 205-5621. Individuals who 
use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the application 
package in an alternate format, also, by contacting that person. 
However, the Department is not able to reproduce in an alternate format 
the standard forms included in the application package.

Electronic Access to This Document

    Anyone may view this document, as well as all other Department of 
Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or 
portable document format (pdf) on the World Wide Web at either of the 
following sites:
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To use the pdf you must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader Program with 
Search, which is available free at either of the previous sites. If you 
have questions about using the pdf, call the U.S. Government Printing 
Office toll free at 1-888-293-6498.
    Anyone may also view these documents in text copy only on an 
electronic bulletin board of the Department. Telephone: (202) 219-1511

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or, toll free, 1-800-222-4922. The documents are located under Option 
G--Files/Announcements, Bulletins and Press Releases.

    Note: The official version of a document is the document 
published in the Federal Register.

    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1135g.

    Dated: April 10, 1998.
Patricia W. McNeil,
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education.
[FR Doc. 98-9973 Filed 4-14-98; 8:45 am]