Title I, Part D, Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk can be found in Section 1401 of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The purpose of the program is defined in ESSA 1401:
It is the purpose of this part -
- to improve educational services for children and youth in local, tribal, and state institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth so that such children and youth have the opportunity to meet challenging state academic standards that all children in the state are expected to meet;
- to provide such children and youth with the services needed to make a successful transition from institutionalization to further schooling or employment; and
- to prevent at-risk youth from dropping out of school, and to provide dropouts, and children and youth returning from correctional facilities or institutions for negelected or delinquent children and youth, with a support system to ensure their continued education and the involvement of their families and communities.
*Dates are subject to change
Program Contacts: Monica Shack (Subpart 1) and Amber Skaggs (Subpart 2)