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Immigrant Children and Youth Gra

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									Immigrant Children and
     Youth Grant


           Jacqueline A. Iribarren
           Brenda Noy Aphayrath
                     January 2010
    Reservation from Title III
Estimated Range of Awards: $10,000-$40,000.
Project Period: July 1 of the following year.
Deadline for transmittal of application: March 31,
2010 for continuing applications. April 15, 2010
for new applicants.
Grant will be announced after July 1, 2010.

This set-aside by the state is for districts that
have been significantly impacted by immigrants.
             Use of Funds
               Section 3114 and 3115

Funds under this grant shall be used to
supplement, not supplant, the cost of
educational activities and opportunities for
the immigrant population. An entity
receiving funds under section 3114(d)(1)
of Title III of the No Child Left Behind shall
use the funds to pay for activities that
provide enhanced instructional
opportunities for immigrant children and
youth.
              Grant Purpose
The purpose of this program is to assist local educational
agencies (LEAs) that experience significant increases in
their student population due to immigration. The grant
will allow LEAs to enhance educational opportunities for
immigrant and youth. The term immigrant children and
youth refers to individuals who:

(a) are aged 3 through 21.
(b) were not born in any state; and
(c) have not been attending one or more schools in any
one or more states for more than three full academic
years.

May or may not be also an ELL student.
Definition of Significant Increase
 A significant increase is a district that
 experiences growth in the number of
 immigrant students by 25% over the
 previous two years.
     Special Consideration
School districts with limited or no
experience in serving immigrant students
will be given special consideration in the
process of reviewing and awarding funds
to ensure greater success of the immigrant
students.
When joining a Consortium…
If districts do not have the defined
significant increase in eligible students,
they can form a consortium and apply as a
single entity.
Assign a fiscal agent & responsibilities.
Maintain appropriate records & reports.
          Grant Priorities
Summer/After school programs.
Parent training
Activities coordinated with Community-
Based Organizations (CBO), and
Institutions of Higher Education, (IHE)
Newcomer programs/activities
                 Note
Grant award money shall not be used for a
new hire, unless that person directly
supports the new program and/or activities
proposed in the grant. If so, the hiring of
new staff shall not exceed more than 20%
of the grant proposal total funds.
If you are planning for summer school,
please plan for the following year as the
funds are awarded in July.
            Grant Period
The duration is one academic year: July
1st to September 30th
If you are planning for a summer school,
please plan for the following school year.
         Eligible Activities
Provision of tutorial, mentoring, and
academic or career counseling.
Identification and acquisition of curricular
materials, educational software, and
technologies to be used in the program.
Basic instructional resources for this
population including classroom supplies,
transportation and other costs.
    Other Eligible Activities
Programs of introduction to the
educational system and civic education for
students and parents.
If you are planning for a summer school,
please plan for the following school year.
     Technical Assistance
Districts can request technical assistance
to determine best instructional activities
and supports for the immigrant children
and youth.
Please go to
https://forms.dpi.wi.gov/se.ashx?s=56301
B2D65DE1208
Fill out our technical assistance form.
  Instructions for a Continuation
         Grant Application
A school district applying for a continuation grant, should
submit the following information:
 – Progress report for year one.
 – A rationale for the continuation request.
 – Updated plan, data, and budget.
 – A copy of the first narrative.
 – An abstract of year two. The abstract must describe
   any differences for the project’s second year.
 – Special deadline: March 31, 2009.
  Application Requirements
Keep track of students (cannot exceed 3
years in the school district).
Send detailed claims.
Send mid and end of year report.
No carryover funds.
         Selection Criteria
1. Needs for the projects
2. Quality of Project design
3. Management plan and budget
allocation. Project activities or services
and budget for each major activity
4. Quality of project personnel
5. Adequacy of resources/collaborations
6. Quality of project evaluation
Application Instructions for NEW
          applications
 Application form: PI2976 is required.
 For more instructions please, refer to the
 template that is provided.
 Deadline is April 15, 2010.
      Application Materials
Application package and instructions
available to download:
Application form PI 2976 is required.
          Future funding
Is subject to congressional action.
Continuation grants, if any, will be
announced on a year-by-year basis,
provided that funds are available from the
U.S. Department of Education and the
applicant’s preceding year performance is
satisfactory.
For more information contact:
Brenda N. Aphayrath, Immigrant Children
and Youth Program Grant Specialist,
(608) 267-2443
brenda.aphayrth@dpi.wi.gov

Jacqueline A. Iribarren, Title III Consultant,
(608) 266-7292
jacqueline.iribarren@dpi.wi.gov

								
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