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As per The Request of The office of Vocational and Adult Education. A POwer Point Presentation has been attached to this grant synopsis under
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Funding Opportunity Number:
Nov 20, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Dec 26, 2012
Applications Available: November 20, 2012. Date of Pre-Application Meeting: December 10, 2012. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: December 26, 2012.
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Dec 26, 2012
Applications Available: November 20, 2012. Date of Pre-Application Meeting: December 10, 2012. As per The Request of The office of Vocational and Adult Education. A POwer Point Presentation has been attached to this grant synopsis under "The Full Announcement" Link at the top of the grant synopsis. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: December 26, 2012.
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Eligible Applicants: AEFLA-funded eligible agencies as defined by 20 U.S.C. 9202(4) and providers as defined by 20 U.S.C. 9202(5) and providers of adult education and literacy services with funds provided by an AEFLA-funded eligible agency or provider. Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 9202(4) and 20 U.S.C. 9202(5), eligible) eligible AEFLA agencies and providers include the sole entity or agency in a State or an outlying area responsible for administering or supervising policy for adult education and literacy in the State or outlying area, local educational agencies, community-based organizations of demonstrated effectiveness, volunteer literacy organizations of demonstrated effectiveness, institutions of higher education, public or private non-profit agencies, libraries, public housing authorities, nonprofit institutions that are not described above and have the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families; and consortia. Note that eligible applicants seeking to apply as a consortium must comply with the regulations in 34 CFR 75.127-75.129, which address group applications.
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Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html.Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. Purpose of Program: The purpose of the PRSCEO program is to demonstrate the benefits of implementing a reentry education model, as described in the U.S. Department of Education (Department) November 2012 publication entitled ``A Reentry Education Model, Supporting Education and Career Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals in Corrections'' (Reentry Education Model).\1\ This Reentry Education Model is focused on: (1) Supporting individuals, especially low-skilled adults, in their transition from correctional institutions \2\ into the community by strengthening and aligning educational services \3\ provided in those settings; (2) establishing a strong program infrastructure to support and improve education services in correctional institutions; (3) ensuring that education is well integrated into correctional institutions by making it a critical component of the intake and pre-release processes, and by aligning it with support and employment services; and (4) encouraging individuals in correctional institutions to identify and achieve education and career goals, recognizing that their education paths are not linear or uniform.------------------------------------------------- \1\ See http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/reentry-model.pdf. \2\ Throughout this notice the term ``correctional institution'' has the meaning as set forth in 20 U.S.C. 9225(d)(2) to include ``a prison; jail; reformatory; work farm; detention center; or halfway house, community-based rehabilitation center, or any other similar institution designed for the confinement or rehabilitation of criminal offenders.'' \3\ Educational services may include, but are not limited to, assessment; instruction in reading, writing, and speaking the English language, numeracy, problem solving, and other literacy skills; career and technical education instruction; postsecondary education instruction; development of a student individual educational plan; and counseling services.Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.191C.Applications for grants under this competition must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.You may access the electronic grant application for PRSCEO at www.Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.191, not 84.191C).
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