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Title I, Part D, Subpart I- State Agency
State agency programs (Subpart 1): state-operated juvenile and adult correctional institutions must have state-funded education programs in which students are enrolled 15 hours a week to be eligible to receive funding for Title I, Part D, supplementary programs. These educations may come in the form of transition supports, dropout prevention programs, health and social services, specialized trainings and career services, mentoring, etc. in state-operated institutions.
All agencies that receive Part D funds are required to:
1.Meet the educational needs of children and youth who are N or D and assist in the transition of these students from residential facilities to community-based programs;
2.Ensure that these students have the same opportunities to achieve as students in regular community schools;
3.Annually evaluate the program and disaggregate data on participation by gender, race, ethnicity, and age; and use evaluation data to plan and improve subsequent programs for participating children and youth
Annual Count of Eligible Student
Both Subpart 1 & Subpart 2 programs must complete an annual count of eligible students. The annual counts submitted fund programs in the following year.
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Consolidated State Performance Report (CSPR)
The CSPR collection aid in the on-going evaluations of all Title I, Part D programs statewide. The data collected is then analyzed and reported back to USDE and the programs so that they are able to make decisions about programming based on data.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) allocates funds for this subpart to the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) based on the number of children and youth in State-operated facilities and the State’s average per-pupil educational expenditures. The annual count data is collected by the State Agency (SA) in October and submitted to CDE in December via the State Agency Tan Form. Once ED determines a State’s Subpart 1 allocation, CDE makes subgrants to eligible SA participants based on its proportionate share of the State’s adjusted enrollment count of children and youth who are Part D-eligible. The allocations for Title ID, Subpart 2 are posted annually on the grants fiscal website.
Use of Funds
A comprehensive needs assessment should be the basis for all purchases and activities conducted with Title I, Part D funds.
State agency programs (Subpart 1):
A.In general – A State agency shall use funds received under this subpart only for programs and projects that—
1.Are consistent with the State plan under section 1414(a); and
2.Concentrate on providing participants with the knowledge and skills needed to make a successful transition to secondary school completion, vocational or technical training, further education, or employment.
B.Such programs and projects—
1.May include the acquisition of equipment;
2.Shall be designed to support educational services that—
i.Except for institution-wide projects under section 1416, are provided to children and youth identified by the State agency as failing, or most at-risk of failing, to meet the State’s challenging academic content standards and student academic achievement standards;
ii.Supplement and improve the quality of the educational services provided to such children and youth by the State agency; and
iii.Afford such children and youth an opportunity to meet challenging State academic standards;
C.Shall be carried out in a manner consistent with section 1120A and part I (as applied to programs and projects under this part); and
D.May include the cost of meeting the evaluation requirements of section 9601.
E.A program under this subpart that supplements the number of hours of instruction students receive from State and local sources shall be considered to comply with the supplement, not supplant requirement of section 1120A (as applied to this part) without regard to the subject areas in which instruction is given during those hours.
Subpart 1: Institution-Wide Projects
A State agency that provides free public education for children and youth in an institution for neglected or delinquent children and youth (other than an adult correctional institution) or attending a community-day program for such children and youth may use funds received under this subpart to serve all children in, and upgrade the entire educational effort of, that institution or program if the State agency has developed, and the State educational agency has approved, a comprehensive plan for that institution or program that —
1.provides for a comprehensive assessment of the educational needs of all children and youth in the institution or program serving juveniles;
2.provides for a comprehensive assessment of the educational needs of youth aged 20 and younger in adult facilities who are expected to complete incarceration within a 2-year period;
3.describes the steps the State agency has taken, or will take, to provide all children and youth under age 21 with the opportunity to meet challenging State academic content standards and student academic achievement standards in order to improve the likelihood that the children and youth will complete secondary school, attain a secondary diploma or its recognized equivalent, or find employment after leaving the institution;
4.describes the instructional program, pupil services, and procedures that will be used to meet the needs described in paragraph (1), including, to the extent feasible, the provision of mentors for the children and youth described in paragraph (1);
5.specifically describes how such funds will be used;
6.describes the measures and procedures that will be used to assess student progress;
7.describes how the agency has planned, and will implement and evaluate, the institution-wide or program-wide project in consultation with personnel providing direct instructional services and support services in institutions or community-day programs for neglected or delinquent children and youth, and with personnel from the State educational agency; and
8.includes an assurance that the State agency has provided for appropriate training for teachers and other instructional and administrative personnel to enable such teachers and personnel to carry out the project effectively.
Application for new facilities
*Existing facilities will apply for funds in coordination with Denver Youth Corrections through the Federal Consolidated Application.