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									21st Century
Community Learning Centers




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            2013 -2014
            Continuation Application

                                                              Sustainability
 Cohort      Year   Due Date            Fiscal Year
                                                               Reduction

             Year   March 4,
Cohort 7                       April 1, 2013 – May 15, 2014   50% reduction
              5      2013

             Year   April 1,
Cohort 8                        May 1, 2013 – June 15, 2014   25% reduction
              4      2013

             Year   April 1,
Cohort 10                       May 1, 2013 – June 15, 2014    No reduction
              2      2013


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21st CCLC Continuation
Application
21st CCLC Web
  http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/st
  aff/fedstprog/21stCenturyCLearningCen
  ters/21stCentCommLearningCntrsHOME
  .shtml




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Goals
   Increase Academic Achievement of
    participating students in one or more
    academic areas.
   Increase School Connectedness of
    participants, including families,
    caregivers, and school teachers.
   Increase Capacity of Participants
    to Become Productive Adults.
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21st CCLC Program Purpose
   To create Community Learning Centers
    that provide Academic Enrichment
    Opportunities for children, particularly
    students who attend high-poverty, low-
    performing schools, to meet state and
    local standards in Core Academic
    Subjects such as reading and
    mathematics;
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Purpose      (continued)

   To offer students a broad array of
    Enrichment Activities that
    complement their regular academic
    programs; and




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Purpose      (continued)

   To offer opportunities for families
    to actively and meaningfully
    engage in their children’s
    education (A component of this may
    include family member and
    caregiver literacy program)



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Absolute Priority
   Must primarily students attending Title
    I schoolwide eligible schools (40%
    or higher poverty level)




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Program Components
   Academic Assistance
   Enrichment
   Family Literacy
   Recreation
   Snack, etc.
   Transportation
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Sustainability
   Investments to be made by each
    partner

   Year Four – 25% reduction in grant

   Year Five – 50% reduction in grant
      (minimum grant size is $50,000)

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Enrollment
   Programs must maintain the number of
    anticipated students who participate for
    30 days or more every year, including
    years 4 and 5
   If programs submit an amendment to
    reduce the number of students, the
    funding may also be reduced, based on
    the enrollment chart for the cohort
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Office of Child Care Licensing
   Be licensed through OCCL
   Locate and have the program
    administered by the school and district

Regulations available:
http://kids.delaware.gov/occl/occl.shtml


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Budget
   Salaries, contracts, professional
    development, stipends, transportation,
    materials and supplies, evaluation
   15% maximum for administration
   10% maximum indirect costs allowed
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocfo/intro.html




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Budget
   Funds may not be used to purchase
    facilities or for new construction,
   Fees may be charged, but services must
    be accessible to all students,
   Funds must supplement, not supplant



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Budget
   Subgrants are for 1 year, 45 days.
    There can be no extensions
   Any remaining, unspent funds must be
    returned to the Department of
    Education within 90 days from the
    subgrant end date.


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Financial Reporting
   An amendment is required for
    budgetary or programmatic changes,
   Quarterly reports are required for
    agencies not on the First State Financial
    system,
   Final expenditure reports are to be
    submitted no later than 90 days after
    subgrant end date
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Financial Reporting
   Circular A133 annual audit for programs
    receiving $500,000 or more in total
    Federal funds (for non-school financial
    lead agencies)
   Report any financial difficulty to DDOE
    immediately


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Compliance
   Title IX
   Nondiscrimination
   Americans with Disabilities Act
   Criminal Background Check
   GEPA
   Drug-Free Workplace Act
   Office of Child Care Licensing
   Federal, State, and local regulations for
    school-age programs
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21st CCLC Additional Items
   Program Site Visits Reports and Responses to
    address weaknesses
   Fiscal Site Visits – Inspect financial records,
    including receipts, etc
   Communication with all partners – linking to
    the school day, including classroom teachers
   National Conferences
   Other Items


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Where to Obtain Assistance
John H. Hulse                 Teresita Cuevas
Education Associate           Delaware 21st CCLC
                              Center for Disabilities Studies
Delaware Dept. of Education   University of Delaware
35 Commerce Way, Suite 1      461 Wyoming Rd
Dover, DE 19904               Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 857-3320         Phone: (302) 831-2053
jhulse@doe.k12.de.us          tmejia@udel.edu




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