Title I, Part D, Subpart 1

Title I, Part D, 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.

Subpart 1: Purpose

  • to support educational services that 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 and student academic achievement standards 
  • to supplement and improve the quality of educational services provided to these children and youth by the State Agency
  •  to acquire equipment that will be used to help the children and youth the State Agency serves to meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards
  • to cover the costs of meeting the evaluation requirements of section 9601 of ESEA.

Subpart 1: Eligible State Agencies 

State Agencies responsible for providing free public education for children and youth are eligible for Subpart 1 funds.

Adult Correctional Institution (15 hours per week)

  • facility that provides a regular program of instruction (not beyond grade 12) to persons under 21 years of age) confined as a result of conviction for a criminal offense

Institution for Delinquent Children & Youth (20 hours per week)

  • a residential facility, other than a foster home, that is operated primarily for the care of children and youth who have been
    • adjudicated delinquent or in need of supervision and have had an average length of stay in the institution of at least 30 days
    • committed to the institution or voluntarily placed in the institution under applicable State law due to (1) abandonment; (2) neglect; or (3) death of their parents or guardians and have had an average length of stay in the institution of at least 30 days

Community Day Program (20 hours per week)

  • a regular program of instruction provided by a State Agency at a community day school operated specifically for neglected or delinquent children and youth

Subpart 1: Eligible Students to Receive Services

Those Most in Need

  • Using assessment data, a State Agency can select those most in need of special assistance.
  • If available funds are insufficient to meet the needs of all eligible youth, those most in need should be served first.

All Children

  • State Agency can upgrade the entire educational effort of the institution or program by implementing an *institution-wide program.
  • *Adult correctional institutions are not eligible to operate an institution-wide program.

Subpart 1: Transition Services (SEC. 1418)

Each State agency shall reserve not less than 15 percent and not more than 30 percent of the amount such agency receives under this subpart for any fiscal year to support —

  • projects that facilitate the transition of children and youth between State-operated institutions, or institutions in the State operated by the Secretary of the Interior, and schools served by local educational agencies or schools operated or funded by the Bureau of Indian Education; or
  • the successful reentry of youth offenders, who are age 20 or younger and have received a regular high school diploma or its recognized equivalent, into postsecondary education, or career and technical training programs, through strategies designed to expose the youth to, and prepare the youth for, postsecondary education, or career and technical training programs, such as 
    • preplacement programs that allow adjudicated or incarcerated youth to audit or attend courses on college, university, or community college campuses, or through programs provided in institutional settings;
    • worksite schools, in which institutions of higher education and private or public employers partner to create programs to help students make a successful transition to postsecondary education and employment; and
    • essential support services to ensure the success of the youth, such as —
      • personal, career and technical, and academic, counseling;
      • placement services designed to place the youth in a university, college, or junior college program;
      • information concerning, and assistance in obtaining, available student financial aid;
      • counseling services; and
      • job placement services.

Subpart 1 Monitoring Instrument