Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youths Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At Risk

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Program Office: Office of Safe and Healthy Students

CFDA Number: 84.013
Program Type: Formula Grants
Also Known As: Neglected and Delinquent State Agency and Local Educational Agency Program


Program Description

The Part D, Subpart 1, State Agency Neglected and Delinquent (N and D) program provides formula grants to SEAs for supplementary education services to help provide education continuity for children and youths in state-run institutions for juveniles and in adult correctional institutions so that these youths can make successful transitions to school or employment once they are released. Funds are allocated by formula to SEAs, which make subgrants to the state agencies responsible for educating neglected or delinquent children and youths. To be eligible for state N and D funds, juvenile institutions must provide 20 hours a week of instruction from nonfederal funds; adult correctional institutions must provide 15 hours. The Subpart 2 Local Education Agency Program requires each SEA to reserve from its Title I, Part A, allocation, funds generated by the number of children in locally operated institutions for delinquent youths. Funds are awarded to LEAs with high proportions of youths in local correctional facilities to support dropout prevention programs for at-risk youths.


Types of Projects

The programs support supplemental instruction in core subject areas, such as reading and mathematics, as well as tutoring, counseling, and transition services.


Additional Information

The Neglected and Delinquent Program under Part D of the ESEA consists of 2 subparts. Subpart 1 is the State Agency Neglected and Delinquent formula grant program; subpart 2 is the Local Educational Agency (LEA) program. The Subpart 2 program is funded through an SEA reservation of funding under Title I, Part a.

State Agency Program

The Part D, Subpart 1 State Agency Neglected and Delinquent (N and D) program provides formula grants to SEAs for supplementary education services to help provide education continuity for children and youth in State-run institutions for juveniles and in adult correctional institutions, so that these youth can make successful transitions to school or employment once they are released from State institutions.

Local Educational Agency Program

The Subpart 2 Local Educational Agency program requires each SEA to reserve, from its Title I allocation, funds generated by the number of children in locally operated institutions for delinquent youth. Funds are awarded to LEAs with high proportions of youth in local correctional facilities for drop-out prevention programs for at-risk youth.


 
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Last Modified: 12/09/2014