A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
Biennial Evaluation Report - FY 93-94
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Emergency Grants Program
(CFDA No. 84.233A)
I. PROGRAM PROFILE
Legislation: Section 5136 of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986, as amended (20 U.S.C. 3261) (expires September 30, 1999).
Purpose: To provide assistance to local education agencies (LEAs) that demonstrate significant need for additional assistance for purposes of combating drug and alcohol abuse by students served by such agencies.
1/ Funds for the Emergency Grants Program in FY 1990 were appropriated and administered through the State and Local Grants Program (CFDA No. 84.186, Chapter 115). Thereafter, funds have been competitively awarded to LEAs.
|1990 ||$24,688,000 |
|1991 ||24,331,000 |
|1992 ||30,304,000 |
|1993 ||24,552,000 |
|1994 ||24,552,000 |
II. Program Information and Analysis
Population Targeting and Services
In FY 1993, the Department of Education funded 61 grants at an average of $402,492. Funded projects include:
- a project to increase resiliency in youth by addressing risk factors in the family, school and community;
- a three-pronged program of prevention services to help rural junior high school students and their families resist drug and alcohol abuse; and
- a model to address family health, academic improvement, parent and community participation, and involvement in alcohol and other drug abuse education, prevention and intervention activities.
Since FY 1991, this program has operated as a grants competition. Projects are funded for up to 2 years. Awards were made to 28 States and the District of Columbia in FY 1993.
III. Sources of Information
- Program files.
IV. Planned Studies
V. Contacts for Further Information
- Program Operations:
- Madeline Bosma, (202) 260-3748
- Program Studies:
- Susan Thompson-Hoffman, (202) 401-3630
[Drug-Free Schools and Communities Counselor Training Grants Program]
[Christa McAuliffe Fellowship Program]