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					                                 Florida Department of Education
                              2010-2011 NCLB Monitoring Application
             Title I, Part D, Subpart 1, State Programs for Neglected and Delinquent


Compliance Item AID1-1: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall ensure that students
are enrolled in education programs for at least 15 hours per week in adult correctional facilities or 20 hours per
week in institutions and community day programs for neglected or delinquent youth.

Sections 1414(a)(1)(A)(i),(ii)(I)(II), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      ensure that students are enrolled in education programs for at least 15 hours per week in adult
       correctional facilities or 20 hours per week in institutions and community day programs for neglected or
       delinquent youth.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency ensure that students were enrolled in education programs for 15 hours per
       week in adult correctional facilities or 20 hours per week in institutions and community day programs
       for neglected or delinquent youth?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Master schedule(s) for the educational program with start and end times
      Student schedules
      Attendance logs


Compliance Item AID1-2: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall assess the
educational needs of the children to be served.

Sections 1414(c)(1), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      assess the educational needs of the children to be served.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency assess the educational needs of students in state institutions for neglected,
       delinquent, and at-risk children?
Documents to Support Compliance

      State Agency's written procedures for individualized education plan (IEP) review
      Evidence that the State Agency has assessed the educational needs of students (e.g., pre- and post-test
       data, etc.)
      Evidence of Needs Assessment Implementation (e.g., IEP(s), individual academic plan(s) (IAP), etc.)
      Needs assessment in the approved application (Do not upload; FDOE has documentation on file.)

Compliance Item AID1-3: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall give priority to those
children and youth who are likely to complete incarceration within a 2-year period.

Sections 1414(c)(2), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      prioritize educational services to children and youth who are likely to complete incarceration within a 2-
       year period.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency prioritize educational services to children and youth who are likely to
       complete incarceration within a 2-year period?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence that the State Agency prioritized educational services to children and youth who are likely to
       complete incarceration within a 2-year period (e.g., classification records, program placement
       procedures, etc.)

Compliance Item AID1-4: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall provide appropriate
professional development to teachers and other staff.

Sections 1414(c)(10), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      provide appropriate professional development to teachers and other staff.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency provide appropriate professional development to teachers and other staff?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence that appropriate professional development was provided to teachers and other staff (e.g.,
       agenda from professional development, sign-in sheet, etc.)

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Compliance Item AID1-5: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall ensure that staff in
programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk children and youth are aware of a child's or youth's existing
individualized education program (IEP).

Sections 1414(c)(15), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      ensure that staff in programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk children and youth are aware of a
       child's or youth's existing IEP.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency ensure that facility staff members are aware of a child's or youth's existing
       IEP?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence that the State Agency has forwarded existing IEPs to staff (e.g., emails or other
       correspondence, facility access to LEA network, etc.)
      Evidence that the existing IEP is included into educational plans at the facility (e.g., timely IEP
       meetings, etc.)


Compliance Item AID1-6: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall 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 standards and student academic achievement standards.

Sections 1415(b)(2)(B)(i), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      support educational services that are provided to children and youth identified by the State Agency as
       failing to meet the state's challenging academic content and achievement standards.
      support educational services that are provided to children and youth identified by the State Agency as
       most at-risk of failing to meet the state's challenging academic content and achievement standards.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency ensure that funds were used to support educational services 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 standards and student academic achievement standards?




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Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence that the State Agency directed funded activities 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 standards
       and student academic achievement standards (e.g., student placement procedures, staffing meeting
       minutes, etc.)


Compliance Item BID1-1: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall provide children and
youth with the services needed to make a successful transition from institutionalization to further schooling and
dropout prevention services or employment.

Sections 1401(a)(2), (3); 1421(2), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      provide children and youth with the services needed to make a successful transition from
       institutionalization to continuing their education in a traditional school setting.
      provide children and youth with the services needed to make a successful transition from
       institutionalization to participation in dropout prevention services.
      provide children and youth with the services needed to make a successful transition from
       institutionalization to gainful employment.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency prepare students for transition from institutions for neglected and delinquent
       children to postsecondary education or vocational training programs while they resided in these
       institutions?
      How did the State Agency prepare students for transition from institutions for neglected and delinquent
       children to the work force while they resided in these institutions?
      How did the State Agency encourage students to return to school after commitment?
      Did the State Agency reserve a part of its Title I, Part D allocation for transitional services?
      How did the State Agency academically prepare students for transition from institutions for neglected
       and delinquent children while they resided in these institutions?
      How did the State Agency socially and emotionally prepare students for transition from institutions for
       neglected and delinquent children while they resided in these institutions?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of budget items used for transitional services
      Academic Preparation: Evidence showing research of alternative educational programs for students
       that may not be able to return to a regular school setting in the LEA that these students are scheduled to
       return to (e.g., alternative placement plans, etc.)
      Social/Emotional Preparation: Evidence of transition counseling services provided at institutions for
       neglected and delinquent children
      Social/Emotional Preparation: Referrals to social services for students upon their release from
       institutions for neglected and delinquent children


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      Preparation for postsecondary education or vocational technical training programs: Evidence that
       students who have received a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent have been
       provided:
           o opportunities to postsecondary education
           o vocational, technical, and postsecondary academic counseling
           o services designed to place the youth in a university, college, or junior college program
           o information concerning, and assistance in obtaining, available student financial aid
      Preparation for Employability: Evidence that students received employability skills training (e.g.,
       resume writing, interview skills training, etc.)
      Dropout Prevention: Evidence showing that the LEA identified students who had dropped out of
       school prior to commitment
      Dropout Prevention: Evidence of the implementation of dropout prevention programs

Compliance Item BID1-2: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall provide additional
services such as career
counseling, distance learning, and assistance in securing student loans and grants.

Sections 1414(c)(18), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      provide additional services.

Review Question(s)

      What additional services, such as career counseling, distance learning, and/or assistance in securing
       student loans and grants, did the State Agency provide?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of the State Agency providing additional services such as:
          o career counseling sessions
          o distance learning opportunities (e.g., correspondence courses, virtual school, etc.)
          o student loan and grant counseling sessions



Compliance Item BID1-3: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall supplement and
improve the quality of the educational services provided to neglected, delinquent, and at-risk children and youth
by the State Agency.

Sections 1415(b)(2)(B)(ii), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      supplement the quality of the educational services provided to such children and youth by the State
       Agency.
      improve the quality of the educational services provided to such children and youth by the State Agency.
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Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency use funds to supplement and improve the quality of educational services
       provided?
      Did the State Agency supplement the number of hours of basic instruction students received?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of supplemental activities funded by Title I, Part D funds
      Evidence that funded activities were supplemental to basic educational activities (e.g., Title I Activity
       schedules, etc.)
      Evidence that funded activities were selected to improve the quality of educational services


Compliance Item CID1-1: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall coordinate with other
federal, state, and local programs to provide services to students in programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-
risk youth.

Sections 1414(c)(8), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      coordinate with other federal programs to provide services for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.
      coordinate with other state programs to provide services for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.
      coordinate with other local programs to provide services for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency coordinate with other federal, state, and local programs to provide services to
       students in programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of actual coordination with federal, state, and local programs (e.g., other NCLB programs,
       local education initiatives, and vocational and technical education programs, etc.)

Compliance Item CID1-2: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall coordinate with
Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) or alternative education programs attended by incarcerated children and
youth prior to their incarceration to ensure that student assessments and appropriate academic records are shared
jointly between the correctional facility and the LEA or alternative education program.

Sections 1414(c)(9), P.L.107-110




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Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      coordinate with LEAs attended by incarcerated children and youth prior to their incarceration to ensure
       that student assessments and appropriate academic records are jointly shared.
      coordinate with alternative education programs attended by incarcerated children and youth prior to their
       incarceration to ensure that student assessments and appropriate academic records are jointly shared.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency coordinate with LEAs or alternative education programs attended by
       incarcerated children and youth prior to their incarceration to ensure that student assessments and
       appropriate academic records are shared jointly between the correctional facility and the LEA or
       alternative education program?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of the State Agency's communication with the programs attended by incarcerated youth prior
       to their incarceration (e.g., emails, phone logs, written correspondence, etc)
      Evidence that this information was used to assess and develop an appropriate education program for
       each student (e.g., individualized education programs (IEPs), individual academic plans (IAPs), staffing
       meeting notes, etc.)

Compliance Item CID1-3: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall partner with local
businesses to develop training, curriculum-based youth entrepreneurship education programs, and mentoring
services for students participating in programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.

Sections 1414(c)(12), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      partner with local businesses to develop training for students participating in programs for neglected,
       delinquent, and at-risk students.
      partner with local businesses to develop a curriculum-based youth entrepreneurship education program
       for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk students.
      partner with local businesses to develop mentoring services for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk
       students.

Review Question(s)

      Did the State Agency partner with local businesses to develop training, curriculum-based youth
       entrepreneurship education programs, and mentoring services for students participating in programs for
       neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth? If yes, give instances.




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Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence showing programs that serve neglected, delinquent, and at-risk students partnering with local
       businesses to develop training, curriculum-based youth entrepreneurship education programs, and
       mentoring services such as visits from community members, speakers, and workshops sponsored by
       businesses

Compliance Item CID1-4: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall coordinate with
programs operating under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) of 1974 and, if
applicable, other comparable programs to provide services for students in programs for neglected, delinquent,
and at-risk youth.

Sections 1414(c)(19) P.L. 107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      coordinate with programs operated under the JJDPA and other comparable programs, if applicable, to
       provide services for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency coordinate with programs operated under the JJDPA and, if applicable, other
       comparable programs to provide services for students in programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk
       youth?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of actual coordination with other programs that prevent the delinquency of children such as
       dropout prevention programs, violence prevention programs for youth, and/or anti-gang programs

Compliance Item IID1-1: Any State Agency receiving funds under this subpart shall use such funds to
improve educational services in 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.

Sections 1401(a)(1); 1421(1), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      allocate sufficient resources to improve educational services for children and youth in neglected,
       delinquent, and at-risk institutions to ensure they meet the challenging state academic achievement
       standards expected of all children.




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Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency ensure that the academic program provided at state institutions for neglected
       and delinquent students was comparable to the educational program provided at other schools?
      What activities were implemented to improve the basic educational program provided at state
       institutions for neglected and delinquent students?
      How did the State Agency ensure that activities funded under this subpart assisted students in meeting
       the challenging academic achievement standards that all children are expected to meet?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Comparability: Evidence of comparability between the curriculum offered at the state institution and
       the curriculum offered at Local Educational Agency (LEA) schools (e.g., course lists, assessments, etc.)
      Comparability: Student schedules that show students being enrolled in classes that are comparable to
       classes offered at LEA schools
      Academic Program Improvement: Evidence of supplemental activities and/or materials provided by
       these funds to improve the academic program provided at state institutions for neglected and delinquent
       students
      Meeting Academic Achievement Standards: Evidence of credit retrieval opportunities
      Meeting Academic Achievement Standards: Evidence of FCAT preparation opportunities
      Meeting Academic Achievement Standards: Evidence that students are meeting state defined
       achievement standards

Compliance Item JID1-1: Any State Agency that receives funds shall reserve not less than 15 percent and not
more than 30 percent of funds to support transition services.

Sections 1418(a), P.L.107-110

Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      reserve an allocation more than 15 percent of funds to support transition services.
      reserve an allocation less than 30 percent of funds to support transition services.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency ensure it did not reserve not less than 15 percent and not more than 30
       percent of funds to support transition services?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Budget/expenditure reports showing that the State Agency reserved not less than 15 percent and not
       more than 30 percent of funds to support transition services

Compliance Item KID1-1: Any State Agency that receives funds under this subpart shall implement parent
participation programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.

Sections 1414(c)(14) P.L. 107-110


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Finding(s)

The State Agency should:

      implement parent participation programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth.

Review Question(s)

      How did the State Agency implement parent participation programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-
       risk youth?

Documents to Support Compliance

      Evidence of actual parent participation programs for neglected, delinquent, and at-risk youth (e.g., sign-
       in logs, agendas from parent involvement programs, etc.)




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