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OFFICE OF EDUCATION

13.400 ADULT EDUCATION - GRANTS TO STATES

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE AUTHORIZATION: Adult Education Act, Title III of Public Law 91-230; 20 U.S.C. 1201-1213, as amended by Public Law 91-600. OBJECTIVES: To expand educational opportunity and encourage the establishment of programs of adult public education that will enable adults to continue their education to the level of completion of secondary school and make available the means to secure training that will enable them to become more productive and responsible citizens.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Formula Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: First priority is given to Instructions in speaking, reading, or writing the English language for adults functioning at the 8th grade level or below; second priority is for programs serving adults above the 8th grade and through the 12th grade level; however, only if it can be shown that needs for adult basic education have been met in the State. In addition, State grant funds may be used for special projects, teacher training, and research programs related to the activities authorized under this title.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: Designated State educational agencies. Beneficiary Eligibility: Adults 16 years of age and over with less than a 12th grade level of competence or who do not have a secondary school certificate.

Credentials/Documentation: The State plan shall include a certification from the State attorney general that all plan provisions and amendments thereto are consistent with State law. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: State plans and amendments must be submitted to the Governor for his review and comments before they are forwarded to the Office of Education Regional Director of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education in the DHEW Regional Office, in accordance with Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-95. The Office of Education Regional Director of AVTE will provide guidance on specific problems and technical assistance in the preparation of State plans and amendments.

Application Procedure: Each State agency must submit to the Office of Education Regional Director of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education in the DHEW Regional Office a State plan or amendment which sets forth the manner and procedures under which the State will carry out the State plan. (See appendix for addresses.)

Award Procedure: The Commissioner approves the State plan or amendment and returns it to the Regional Director of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education in the DHEW Regional Office who in turn notifies the State educational agency. When funds become available, the Regional Office transmits formal notice of amount of grant award to the State educational agency on OE Form 5235 "Notification of Grant Award" and also sends SF 240 "Notification of Grant-in-Aid Action" to the designated State Central Information Reception Agency. Deadlines: Preferably before the beginning of each fiscal year. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: approximately 30 days. Appeals: None.

Renewals: None.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: From the sums available, the Commissioner allots not more than 2 percent among Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands and a minimum of $100,000 to each State and D.C. From the remainder of such sums he allots to each State

and D.C. an amount which bears the same ratio to such remainder as the number of adults aged 16 and over who have completed not more than 5 grades of school (or have not achieved an equivalent level of education) in such State bears to the number of such adults in all States. The matching requirement is 10 percent non-Federal and 90 percent Federal except that the Federal share for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands is 100 percent. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Fiscal year. Funds appropriated during 1970, 1971, and 1972 which are not obligated or expended prior to the beginning of the next fiscal year shall remain available for obligation and expenditure during such succeeding fiscal year. (Tydings Amendment, Public Law 91-230, Section 405(b).) State draws funds as needed under Letter of Credit.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Annual expenditure (OE Form 3119) and program (OE Form 3058) reports by the State educational agency. "Quarterly Summary of Cash Transactions"- Letter of Credit Report (OE 5226) and “Quarterly Report of Individual Grants and Contracts Office of Education Letter of Credit" (OE 5227). Continuous evaluation by the National Advisory Council with annual report to the President.

Audits: State and local audits by either an appropriate State audit agency or an independent certified public accountant or independent licensed public accountant, certified or licensed by a regulatory authority of a State or other subdivision of the United States. Periodic audits of State agency by audit agencies representing DHEW.

Records: Records must be kept for 3 years after the close of the fiscal year in which the expenditure was made under the State plan; or, if a Federal audit is not made within 3 years, records are retained for 5 years or until the State agency is notified of the completion of the Federal audit, whichever is earlier. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 09-40-0273-0-1-603.

Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $40,000,000; FY 71 est $44,875,000; and FY 72 est $44,875,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $35,900 to $3,748,204; $80,000.

PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Adult basic education programs serving a total enrollment of 554,000 were conducted in the 50 States, D.C., and all the outlying areas in fiscal year 1970. There were 182,820 adults enrolled in grade level 1 to 3; 204,980 in level 4 to 6; and 166,200 in level 7 to 8 with 66.480 of these adults completing the 8th grade level. It is estimated that 625,000 adult learners will be enrolled in fiscal year 1971.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Rules and Regulations - 45 CFR Part 166; "Guide for Preparing a State Plan for Adult Basic Education Programs under the Adult Education Act of 1966" (GSA DC 67-18210), no charge; "Adult Basic Education Program Statistics: Students and Staff Data, July 1, 1968 June 30, 1969" (OE-13037), for sale by Government Printing Office, $0.50.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: HEW regional offices (see appendix for addresses).

Headquarters Office: Director, Division of Adult Education Programs, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, Office of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone: (202) 963-7445.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 13.401, Adult Education - Special Projects; 13.402, Adult Education - Teacher Education.

13.401 ADULT EDUCATION - SPECIAL PROJECTS

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE AUTHORIZATION: Adult Education Act, Title III, Section 309(b) of Public Law 91-230; 20 U.S.C. 1201-1213, as amended by Public Law 91-600.

OBJECTIVES: To strengthen the ongoing State grant adult basic education program through experimentation with new teaching methods, programs, techniques, and with new operational and administrative systems.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Projects must involve the use of innovations of national significance or special value to the adult education program and must involve cooperative arrangements with other programs in a way that has unusual promise in promoting a comprehensive or coordinated approach to the problems of persons with basic educational deficiencies. Grants cannot be made to divinity schools or departments of divinity. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: Local educational agencies or other public or private nonprofit agencies, including educational television stations.

Beneficiary Eligibility: Adults 16 years of age and over with less than a 12th grade level of competency or who do not have a secondary school certificate.

Credentials/Documentation: None.

APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: A local educational agency submitting a proposal should attach a letter providing evidence of cooperation with the State educational agency. An applicant that is not a local educational agency should attach a letter describing the extent to which the proposed project has been discussed with local and State adult education officials. The Division of Adult Education Programs, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, and the OE Regional Director of AVTE will provide guidance on specific problems and technical assistance in the preparation of proposals.

Application Procedure: Complete proposals include: Proposal Cover Sheet (OE Form 3121); Proposal Abstract (OE Form 3121-1); Narrative Description of the Project; Proposal Budget Summary (OE Form 3121-2); and Budget Explanations. Proposals are submitted to the Business Management Unit, Office of Associate Commissioner, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, Office of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202. Award Procedure: The Associate Commissioner, BAVTE, approves a proposal for support and a Procurement Action Request (OE Form 5224) is issued. After negotiation is completed, the Office of Education Grants Officer sends the "Notification of Grant Award" (OE Form 5232) to the grantee. The "Notification of Grant-in-Aid Action" (SF 240) is also sent to the designated State

Central Information Reception Agency. Deadlines: Anytime prior to June 1.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 30 to 120 days. Appeals: None.

Renewals: Not applicable.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Required matching of 10 percent of the cost of the project wherever feasible. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: 12 months. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: "Quarterly Estimated Requirement for Federal Cash" (OE Form 5141) 30 days before each quarter; "Monthly Report of Disbursements of Federal Cash" (OE Form 5140) 10 days after each month; "Participant Information Sheet" (OE Form 3121-3) 2 weeks after enrollment; progress reports as required; “Final Expenditure Report" (OE Form 3121-4) 60 days after project; final project report.

Audits: All records directly relating to transactions under a grant are subject to inspection and audit by agencies representing the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare at all reasonable times during the period of retention.

Records: Records must be kept for 3 years after the close of the budget period in which final expenditures are made; or, if a Federal audit is not made within 3 years, records are retained for 5 years or until completion of the Federal audit, whichever is earlier. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 09-40-0273-0-1-603.

Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $7,899,838; FY 71 est $7,000,000; and FY 72 est $7,000,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $40,000 to $530,000; $192,700.

PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A total of 41 special projects were supported in fiscal year 1970. It is estimated that 35 projects will be funded in fiscal year 1971.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Rules and Regulations- 45 CFR Part 167; "Policies and Procedures for the Preparation of Proposals and Operation of Projects under Title III, Section 309 of the Adult Education Act, Public Law 91-230," no charge.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: HEW regional offices (see appendix for addresses).

Headquarters Office: Director, Division of Adult Education

Programs, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, Office of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone: (202) 963-7445.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 13.400, Adult Education - Grants to States; 13.402, Adult Education - Teacher Education.

13.402 ADULT EDUCATION - TEACHER EDUCATION

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE

AUTHORIZATION: Adult Education Act, Title III, Section 309(c) of Public Law 91-230; 20 U.S.C. 1201-1213, as amended by Public Law 91-600.

OBJECTIVES: Provides training for personnel involved, or preparing to work, in adult education.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: To be used only to prepare personnel who work or will work in adult education programs. Grants cannot be made to divinity schools or departments of divinity.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: Institutions of higher education, State or local educational agencies, or other appropriate public or private agencies or organizations.

Beneficiary Eligibility: Adults 16 years of age and over with less than a twelfth-grade level of competency or who do not have a secondary school certificate. Credentials/Documentation: None. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: A local educational agency submitting a proposal should attach a letter providing evidence of cooperation with the State educational agency. An applicant that is not a local educational agency should attach a letter describing the extent to which the proposed project has been discussed with local and State adult education officials. The Division of Adult Education Programs, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, and the OE Regional Director of AVTE will provide guidance on specific problems and technical assistance in the preparation of proposals.

Application Procedure: Complete proposals include: Proposal Cover

Sheet (OE Form 3120); Proposal Abstract (OE Form 3120-1); Narrative Description of the Project; Proposal Budget Summary (OE Form 3120-2); and Budget Explanations. Proposals are submitted to the Business Management Unit, Office of Associate Commissioner, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, Office of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202. Award Procedure: The Associate Commissioner, BAVTE, approves a proposal for support and a Procurement Action Request (OE Form 5224) is issued. After negotiation is completed, the Office of Education Grants Officer sends the "Notification of Grant Award" (OE Form 5232) to the grantee. The "Notification of Grant-in-Aid Action" (SF 240) is also sent to the designated State Central Information Reception Agency.

Deadlines: Any time prior to June 1.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 30 to 120 days.
Appeals: None.

Renewals: Not applicable.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: None.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: 12 months. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: "Quarterly Estimated Requirement for Federal Cash" (OE Form 5141) 30 days before each quarter; "Monthly Report of Disbursements of Federal Cash" (OE Form 5140) 10 days after each month; "Participant Information Sheet (OE Form 3120-3) 2 weeks after enrollment; progress reports as required; "Final Expenditure Report" (OE Form 3120-4) 60 days after project; final project report.

Audits: All records directly relating to transactions under a grant are subject to inspection and audit by agencies representing the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare at all reasonable

times during the period of retention.

Records: Records must be kept for 3 years after the close of the budget period in which final expenditures, are made; or, if a Federal audit is not made within 3 years, records are retained for 5 years or until completion of the Federal audit, whichever is earlier. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 09-40-0273-0-1-603.

Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $1,980,637; FY 71 est $3,000,000; and FY 72 est $3,000,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $35,000 to $200,000; $99,000.

PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: During fiscal year 1970, 20 projects were supported which provided in-service and pre-service training opportunities for more than 1,700 personnel. It is estimated that 29 projects will be funded in fiscal year 1971 which will provide training for approximately 2,600 teachers and paraprofessionals.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Rules and Regulations 45 CFR Part 167; "Policies and Procedures for the Preparation of Proposals and Operation of Projects under Title III, Section 309 of the Adult Education Act, Public Law 91-230," no charge.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: HEW regional offices (see appendix for addresses).

Headquarters Office: Director, Division of Adult Education

Programs, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, Office of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone: (202) 963-7445.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 13.400, Adult Education - Grants to States; 13.401, Adult Education - Special Projects.

13.403 BILINGUAL EDUCATION (Title VII)

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE
AUTHORIZATION: Bilingual Education Act; Public Law 90-247, as
amended by Public Law 91-230; 20 U.S.C. 880b.
OBJECTIVES: The development and operation of new programs,

services, and activities which meet the special educational needs of children 3 to 18 years of age who have limited English-speaking ability and who come from environments where the dominant language is not English.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: For bilingual instruction of full and part time pupils, potential dropouts or dropouts from the regular school program. Instruction in the history and culture of a language, closer cooperation between school and home, early childhood education and adult education for parents of participating children may be offered through this program. Programs are designed to meet the special educational needs of high concentrations of non-English speaking children 3 to 18 years of age who come from low-income families earning $3,000 or less. Federal funds made available under this title will be used to supplement, not to supplant, existing funds or local efforts. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: All states including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Grants may be made to a local education agency or agencies, or to an institution of higher education applying jointly with one or more local education agencies. Under the amendment, a nonprofit institution or organization of an Indian tribe may be eligible when it operates an elementary or secondary school on the reservation and is approved by the Commissioner for the purposes of the Title. Beneficiary Eligibility: Non-English speaking children or children with limited speaking ability, ages 3 to 18, who come from low-income families.

Credentials/Documentation: Applicant must furnish factual evidence of: (a) number of resident non-English speaking children; (b)

needs of the local education agency which justify the program; (c) qualifications of personnel to be utilized; (d) research and resources to conduct the project; (e) economic efficiency; (f) extent of community involvement in project planning and implementation; (g) local commitment after Federal fund termination; and (h) plans for staff development and training. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: Guidelines, regulations and procedures, including a calendar of operations are forwarded to the states for transmission to local education agencies.

Application Procedure: A preliminary proposal for developing a bilingual program is submitted by the local education agency to the State Department of Education, and the Office of Education in accordance with established deadlines. Later, selected local education agencies submit detailed plans for the implementation of the proposed program to the State Education Agency and the Office of Education.

Award Procedure: Based upon recommendations and priority rankings by outside experts and an internal review of all proposals, the Chief of the Bilingual Education Program, makes final approval for the grant award. Notification is also made to the public body, the designated State Central Information Reception Agency, and the Office of Management and Budget (SF 240). Deadlines: Deadlines are established annually.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 60 to 90 days from time of receipt of preliminary proposal; 90 days from time of receipt of detailed plans.

Appeals: None.

Renewals: Application for continuation is submitted 60 days prior to end of grant period.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Assistance may be for up to 5 years and is usually provided for a period of 12 months.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: "Quarterly Report," "End-of-the Year Report," and final

audit and evaluation reports are made to the Office of Education. Audits: Fiscal audit and an independent education accomplishment audit (annually).

Records: All records pertaining to Federal grants or expenditure of funds must be maintained for 5 years or until completion of fiscal audit by Federal auditors.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 09-40-0279-0-1-601.

Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $21,185,110; FY 71 est $25,000,000; and FY 72 est $25,000,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $25,000 to $500,000; $168,000.

PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 131 projects served 54,000 children in 14 languages in 29 states. In fiscal year 1971, an estimated 20 new projects will serve an additional 6,000 children. Present projects have resulted in demonstration programs

which may be replicated to meet the needs of bilingual education throughout the Nation. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Title 45 CFR, Part 123; "Grants for Bilingual Education Programs"; "Manual for Project Applicants and Grantees"; and "Focus on Bilingual Education," all of which are available at no charge. INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
Headquarters Office: Chief, Bilingual Education Program, Bureau of
Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Education, 400
Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone:
(202) 755-7658.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 13,410, Dropout Prevention Program;
13.506, Educational Classroom Personnel Training - Bilingual
Education; 13.519, Supplementary Educational Centers and
Services, Guidance, Counseling and Testing; 25.001, Spanish
Speaking American Assistance.

13.404 CIVIL DEFENSE EDUCATION

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE
AUTHORIZATION: Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, Title II,
Section 201; Public Law 81-920, as amended; 50 U.S.C. 2281.
OBJECTIVES: To incorporate civil defense instruction into school
curriculums, develop effective disaster preparedness plans, and
train radiological monitors and shelter managers.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Provide advice and guidance to local school officials on incorporating civil defense concepts and principles into their school system. Conduct a civil defense education program through organized educational channels for high school students and adults. Conduct training which will provide selected personnel with essential skills and information necessary for them to carry out duties as public shelter managers and as radiological monitors.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: State, territories, and colleges or universities. The program for training personnel in civil defense education is usually administered by an education agency.

Beneficiary Eligibility: High school students and adults who are interested in protecting themselves and their families in the event of a manmade or natural disaster.

Credentials/Documentation: The State plan shall include a letter from the State Civil Defense Director stating that on a given date the Civil Defense Education State Plan, covering specified goals of Personal and Family Survival, Shelter Management Training, and Radiological Monitoring courses to be conducted during the contract period was discussed with him and meets with his

concurrence.

APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: The State Civil Defense Coordinator

will develop cooperatively with the State Civil Defense Agency the Civil Defense Education State Plan and the pertinent part of the State Civil Defense Program Paper, particularly in regard to the number of courses to be held or the number of individuals to be instructed. The Civil Defense Education Branch of the Division of Adult Education Programs, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, will provide guidance on specific problems and technical assistance in the preparation of the plan. Application Procedure: A State plan is submitted in accordance with policy papers issued by the Office of Education which provide the educational agencies (State or university) the policies, methods, and procedures to be followed in administering the civil defense education program. The plan also includes agreements to comply with required State procedures and Federal regulations, a proposed budget and supporting documentation. Award Procedure: The State plan is approved and a Procurement Action Request (OE Form 5224) is issued. After negotiation is completed, the Office of Education Contracts Officer sends the contract (OE Form 5115 plus general provisions) to the

contractor. The "Notification of Grant-in-Aid Action" (SF 240) is also sent to the designated State Central Information Reception Agency.

Deadlines: None.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 90 days.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: None. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: 12 months. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Monthly Activity Report (OE Form 5126) prior to the 10th of the month following the calendar month for which the report is made. Fiscal Report (OE Form 3047) - interim report, within 30 days after receipt of request for same; final report, within 60 days after the end of the contract.

Audits: All records directly relating to transactions under a contract are subject to inspection and audit by agencies representing the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare at all reasonable times during the period of retention.

Records: Records must be kept for 3 years after the close of the contract period in which final expenditures are made; or, if a Federal audit is not made within 3 years, records are retained for 5 years or until completion of the Federal audit, whichever is earlier. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 07-35-0604-0-1-051.

Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $1,766,900; FY 71 est $1,660,000; and FY 72 est $1,660,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $11,000 to $78,866; $36,810.

PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, there were 374,482 persons trained and 13,328 courses conducted in Personal and Family Survival, Shelter Management and Radiological Monitoring. It is estimated that 385,000 persons will be trained and 13,700 courses conducted in fiscal year 1971. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Regulations and guidelines are delineated in the Civil Defense Education Policy Papers (Identical Memorandum Series "A") issued by the Office of Education. "Personal and Family Survival" (OE-84037), no charge.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: HEW regional offices (see appendix for addresses).

Headquarters Office: Chief, Civil Defense Education Branch, Division of Adult Education, Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education, Office of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone: (202) 963-7861.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 13.213, Emergency Health Civil Defense Medical Self-Help; 10.506, Extension Programs for Pesticides Safety and Rural Civil Defense; 12.320, Civil Defense University Extension.

13.405 CIVIL RIGHTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING (Equal Educational Opportunities)

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE AUTHORIZATION: Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IV; Sections 403, 404, 405; Public Law 88-352; 42 U.S.C., 2000c, 2-4. OBJECTIVES: To assist school systems and school personnel in the solution of problems related to educational desegregation. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Fund expenditures must be for programs related to problems associated with the assignment of students to or within public schools without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin. Funds may be provided directly to a school district upon request, in support of training programs or for technical assistance advisory personnel, or to state education agencies for technical assistance units, or to universities for the operation of school desegregation centers providing both technical assistance and training.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: A school district requesting assistance must have accomplished or be in the process of desegregating its schools.

Beneficiary Eligibility: Educational personnel in eligible school districts.

Credentials/Documentation: Submission of a proposal to the Division of Equal Educational Opportunities, Office of Education, serves a documentation of need.

APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Preapplication Coordination: None.

Application Procedure: Submission of a proposal in accordance with
the policies and procedures manual issued by the Division of Equal
Educational Opportunities through the Regional Office at
Education Offices noted below.

Award Procedure: The Director, Division of Equal Educational Opportunities, makes final decisions to approve individual proposals. Notification of the grant approval is made to the public body as well as the designated State Central Information Reception Agency (on SF 240).

Deadlines: None.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 70 days from receipt of application.

Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: State department units and university desegregation centers are renewable after 1 year.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Assistance is provided for 1

year.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: "Expenditure Report" - 90 days following expiration of the award document; "Technical Report"- 90 days following expiration of the award document.

Audits: Each grantee shall make appropriate provision for the auditing of project expenditure records; and such records, as well as the audit reports, shall be available to auditors of the Federal Government.

Records: All recipients of grants are required to maintain accounting records, identifiable by grant number, until audit by or on behalf of DHEW, or 5 years after the end of the budget period. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 09-40-0215-0-1-601.

Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $19,000,000; FY 71 est $19,000,000; and FY 72 est not yet determined.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $14,000 to $400,000; $36,000.

PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: During fiscal year 1970, 68,444 school personnel and advisory specialists were trained; 500 teachers and administrators were involved in institutes; 138 school boards received Title IV grants. It is estimated that in fiscal year 1971, 70,000 school personnel and advisory specialists will be trained; 600 teachers and administrators will be involved in institutes; and 120 school boards will receive Title IV grants. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Title 45 CFR, Part 180; "Focus on Equal Educational Opportunities," OE 38008, no charge; "Planning Educational Change: Technical Aspects of School Desegregation," Vol. I, OE 38014, $0.45; "Planning Educational Change: Human Resources in School Desegregation,” Vol. II, OE 38012, $0.50; “Planning Educational Change: Integrating the Desegregated School," Vol. III, OE 38016, $1.00; "Planning Educational Change: How Five School Systems Desegregated,” Vol. IV, OE 38013, $0.40. INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: Equal Educational Opportunity Officer,
HEW Regional Office, (see appendix for address).
Headquarters Office: Director, Division of Equal Educational
Opportunities, Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education,
Office of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington,
D.C. 20202. Telephone: (202) 963-5836.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 13.428, Educationally Deprived Children -
Local Educational Agencies; 13.507, Educational Classroom
Personnel Training - Teacher Development for Desegregating
Schools; 13.517, Emergency School Assistance Program; 16.100,
Desegregation of Public Education; 18.507, Educational
Classroom Personnel Training - Teacher Development for
Desegregating Schools; 49.002, Community Action Operations.

13.406 COLLEGE LIBRARY RESOURCES
(HEA - Title II-A)

FEDERAL AGENCY: OFFICE OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE
AUTHORIZATION: Higher Education Act of 1965, Title II-A, as
amended, Sections 201 to 208, 1201 to 1204; Public Law 89-329;
Public Law 90-575; 20 U.S.C. 1021 to 1028, 1141 to 1144.
OBJECTIVES: This program authorizes grants to institutions of higher

education to assist and encourage them in the acquisition of library materials and thereby improve educational opportunity for students.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Projects Grants.

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Grant funds must be expended for the acquisition of library materials only books, periodicals, documents, magnetic tapes, phonograph records, audiovisual materials, cataloging materials, and other printed and published materials which are suitable for inclusion in the library resources of institutions of higher education. Funds may not be expended to acquire library materials to be used for sectarian instruction or

worship, primarily in connection with any part of a program of a school or department of divinity, nor expended in connection with any medical library, or related scientific communication instrumentality which is eligible for assistance under the Medical Library Assistance Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-291). ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility: Institutions which meet the definition of an institution of higher education as stated in Section 131.2(i) of the regulations (45 CFR), and meet maintenance-of-effort requirements for library purposes, and materials as stated in Section 131.7 of the regulations (45 CFR).

Beneficiary Eligibility: Students attending institutions receiving the grants.

Credentials/Documentation: None.

APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Preapplication Coordination: None.

Application Procedure: Eligible institutions apply directly to the

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