[Federal Register: May 16, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 95)]
[Page 27081-27082]
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[CFDA No.: 84.331A]

Office of Vocational and Adult Education; Grants to States for 
Workplace and Community Transition Training for Incarcerated Youth 
Offenders Program

ACTION: Notice establishing a closing date for the receipt of 
applications for awards for fiscal year (FY) 2001.


    Note to Applicants: The Workplace and Community Transition Training 
for Incarcerated Youth Offenders Program is a formula grant program 
that provides assistance 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.
    In order to receive assistance under this program for Fiscal Year 
2001, a State correctional educational agency that has been appointed 
by the Governor must submit an application to the Department on or 
before June 15, 2001.
    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, America Samoa, the Virgin 
Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
    Applications Available: May 16, 2001. Application materials have 
been sent to the State correctional education agency appointed by the 
Governor. Eligible State correctional education agencies may request 
additional application material if needed.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 15, 2001.
    Available Funds: $17,000,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 56.

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

    Applicable Statute and Regulations: (a) The relevant provisions of 
Public Law 105-244, Title VIII, section 821, 20 U.S.C. 1151.
    (b) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations 
(EDGAR) as follows:
    (1) 34 CFR part 76 (State-Administered Programs).
    (2) 34 CFR part 77 (Definitions that Apply to Department 
    (3) 34 CFR part 80 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants 
and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).
    (4) 34 CFR part 81 (General Education Provisions Act--Enforcement).
    (5) 34 CFR part 82 (New Restrictions on Lobbying).
    (6) 34 CFR part 85 (Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension 
(Nonprocurement) and Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free 
Workplace (Grants)).
    (7) 34 CFR part 86 (Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Linton or Carlette Huntley, 
Office of Correctional Education, Division of National Programs, Office 
of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue, SW. (Room 4529, Mary E. Switzer Building), Washington, 
DC 20202-7242. Telephone (202) 260-7007 or (202) 205-5621, 
respectively. Internet addresses: John.Linton@ed.gov 
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-888-877-
8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this notice in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact persons listed at the beginning of 
this paragraph. Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the 
application package in an alternative format, also, by contacting those 
persons. Please note, however, that the Department is not able to 
reproduce in an alternative format the standard forms included in the 
application package.

Electronic Access to This Document

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Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe 
Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: 
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1151.

    Dated: May 11, 2001.
Robert D. Muller,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Vocational and Adult Education.
[FR Doc. 01-12403 Filed 5-15-01; 8:45 am]