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84.141 Migrant Education_High School Equivalency Program

AUTHORIZATION:

Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended., Title IV, Part A, Section 418A.
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To assist students who are engaged, or whose parents are engaged, in migrant and other seasonal farm work to obtain the equivalent of a secondary school diploma and subsequently to gain employment or be placed in an institution of higher education or other postsecondary education or training.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Project Grants
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

Project funds may be used to recruit and provide academic and support services (including counseling, health services, stipends, and placement) to migrant students to obtain the equivalent of a secondary school diploma and to subsequently gain employment or be placed in an institution of higher education or other postsecondary education or training.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   Project funds may be used to recruit and provide academic and support services (including counseling, health services, stipends, and placement) to migrant students to obtain the equivalent of a secondary school diploma and to subsequently gain employment or be placed in an institution of higher education or other postsecondary education or training.

Beneficiary Eligibility:   Persons who are engaged or whose parents are engaged in migrant and other seasonal farmwork or who have participated or have been eligible to participate in the Title I, MEP. Eligible beneficiaries are 16 and older or beyond the age of compulsory school attendance, and lacking a high school diploma.

Credentials/Documentation:   Persons who are engaged or whose parents are engaged in migrant and other seasonal farmwork or who have participated or have been eligible to participate in the Title I, MEP. Eligible beneficiaries are 16 and older or beyond the age of compulsory school attendance, and lacking a high school diploma.

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APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedure:   OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Application forms are available from the Department of Education. An applicant submits its application to the Department of Education no later than the date announced by the Department in the Federal Register. An application must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the regulations, instructions, and forms included in the grant application package. Applications are reviewed and evaluated by a panel for selection of possible funding.

Award Procedure:   The Department of Education notifies a successful applicant of its award. Actual negotiation and awarding of grants is done by the Department of Education's Office of Migrant Education staff.

Deadlines:   Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   

Approximately three months.

Appeals:   

Not Applicable.

Renewals:   

Grants are awarded for up to 5 years. Renewals are subject to the availability of funds and recipient performance.

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ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   

This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   

The project period is up to 60 months. Funds are awarded for 12-month budget periods. Renewals are subject to the availability of funds and recipient performance. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Annual continuation applications showing satisfactory performance are required each year and a final performance report is required 90 days after completion of a project. No cash reports are required. No progress reports are required. No expenditure reports are required. No performance monitoring is required.

Audits:   This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-133. In accordance with the Education Department General Administration Regulations in the Appendix to 34 CFR 80, State and local governments that receive financial assistance of $100,000 or more within the State's fiscal year shall have an audit made for that year. State and local governments that receive between $25,000 and $100,000 within the State's fiscal year shall have an audit made in accordance with the Appendix to Part 80, or in accordance with Federal laws and regulations governing the programs in which they participate.

Records:   In accordance with the General Education Provisions Act and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (34 CFR 74, 75, and 80), grantees must maintain certain project records for three years.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:  

91-0900-0-1-501.

Obligations:   (Project Grants) FY 15 $20,393,346; FY 16 est $22,199,943; and FY 17 est $22,199,943

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  

Range: $180,000-$475,000 Average: $446,438.

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Fiscal Year 2015: Program performance information from FY 2009 to FY 2014 is available at this website: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/hep/performance.html. Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

34 CFR 74, 75, 77, 79, 82, 85, 86, and 206.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   None.

Headquarters Office:   Tara Ramsey Office of Migrant Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, US Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Room 3E313, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: tara.ramsey@ed.gov Phone: (202) 260-2063

Web Site Address:  

http://www.ed.gov/programs/hep/index.html

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

Fiscal Year 2015: Examples of funded applications may be obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request process and may be available at the program website.�. Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Migrant Education High School Equivalency Program regulations (34 CFR 206) include the following criteria for selecting proposals, as follows: need for project (15 points); quality of project design (20 points); quality of management plan (20 points); quality of project services (15 points); quality of project personnel (10 points); adequacy of resources (10 points); project evaluation (10 points); and prior experience (15 points).

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