Neglected and Delinquent Students

Prevention & Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk


  1. to improve educational services for children and youth in local and State institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth so that such children and youth have the opportunity to meet the same challenging State academic content standards and challenging State student academic achievement standards that all children in the State are expected to meet;
  2. to provide such children and youth with the services needed to make a successful transition from institutionalization to further schooling or employment; and
  3. to prevent at-risk youth from dropping out of school, and to provide dropouts, and children and youth returning from correctional facilities or institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth, with a support system to ensure their continued education.

For additional information on Title I, Part D, click here.

Subpart 1

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.

NCDPI Subpart 1 Monitoring Instrument

Subpart 2

The Part D, Subpart 2 Local Educational Agency program provides funds to LEAs with high proportions of youth in local neglected or delinquent facilities.  Funds can be used for drop-out prevention programs for at-risk youth.

Selected Links


  • Title I, Part D Non-Regulatory Guidance — 2006
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  • Neglected or Delinquent October Headcount - Webinar       Presentation