Federal Education Grants

SUPPLEMENTARY BUREAU OF JUVENILE JUSTICE

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE)

The Adult Basic Education grant is used to supplement programs of instruction for adults who lack sufficient mastery of basic literacy skills. Students who qualify for these additional services are sixteen years old (16) and functions below the eighth (8th) grade in reading and math.

SPECIAL EDUCATION

This grant is used to provide services to students with disabilities according to the requirements of IDEA "97" and reauthorized IDEIA "2004". These services support continuous improvement, which focuses on improving outcomes for students with disabilities. Activities and services supported by this grant prepares students for employment, other post-school experiences, and strengthens the involvement of students with disabilities in decisions which facilitate their movement from school to post-school activities, and other future-oriented goals.

CARL D. PERKINS

The Perkins grant is used to supplement and support State approved career and technical education programs. This grant is funded under provisions of Public Law 105-332, the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998.

TITLE I

Title I, Part D: Prevention/Intervention for neglected or delinquent children.

Provides supplementary services to children that are designed to improve academic achievement, facilitate the transition of institutionalized children and youth into a regular school setting, and help prepare this population for high school completion, training and employment, or further education.

Visit the following link for additional information on this program at the US Department of Education web site.

http://www.ed.gov/policy

Title II, Part A: Teacher/Principal training and recruitment of HQ staff.

This program is designed to help support sustained and intensive (high quality) professional development in the core academic subjects. The professional activities are tied to challenging content and student performance standards, reflect research on teaching and learning, and incorporate strategies to meet the needs of diverse student populations and impact teacher performance in the classroom.

Visit the following link for additional information on this program at the US Department of Education web site.

http://www.ed.gov/programs/teacherqual/guidance.doc

Title V, Part A: Innovative Education Program Strategies.

This program is designed to support local innovation and reform by providing supplementary funds for the following targeted areas:

  • Technology
  • Instructional materials
  • Promising education reform projects
  • Programs to improve "higher order" thinking
  • Programs to provide for educational needs of gifted and talented students
  • School reform activities consistent with GOALS 2000(Educate America Act).
  • School improvement programs or activities in schools identified for Title I school improvement.

Visit the following link for additional information on this program at the US Department of Education web site.

http://www.ed.gov/programs/innovative/legislation.html