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84.184 Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities_National Programs
OFFICE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, Part A, Subpart 2, Sections 4121 and 4123, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 7131- 7133.
To enhance the Nation's efforts to prevent the illegal use of drugs and violence among, and promote safety and discipline for, students at all educational levels.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Projects funded under this program support drug and violence prevention and education activities. The Secretary may fund applications that address specific priorities published in the Federal Register.
Applicant Eligibility: Public and private nonprofit organizations, and individuals.
Pre-application Coordination: Preapplications are not required under 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.
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory formula. Contact the Headquarters Office for matching requirements (if any).
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Specified reporting requirements are included in the grant, cooperative agreement or contract document.
Account Identification: 91-1000-0-1-501.
In fiscal year 2001, 97 awards were made under a safe schools/healthy students initiative; 170 coordinator initiative grants were awarded; and 20 grants were awarded among IHEs, State, local educational agencies, and nonprofit organizations for prevention projects.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Regulations applicable to this program are in the Department of Education's General Administrative Regulations (34 CFR 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, 86, 98, and 99).
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Projects that develop and implement a model designed to comprehensively address multiple factors that predispose youth to drug use and violence. Projects that develop, improve, expand, or enhance the collection of data related to youth drug use and violence, and develop and implement processes to ensure that high-quality data are used to inform policy, assess needs, select interventions, and assess success of drug and violence prevention activities funded under the SDFSCA State Grants Program.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Criteria include: (1) Need for the project; (2) significance; (3) quality of project design; (4) adequacy of resources; (5) quality of the management plan; and (6) quality of project evaluation.