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Title: FYO8 McKinneyVento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Grant Program Application

FYO8McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless
Children and Youth Grant Program Application
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • WebEx Technical Assistance Call
  • May 7, 2007
  • Christie Lentz, State Homeless Education Project

FY08 McKinney-Vento Subgrants
  • Discretionary (Competitive) 1 year grant. States
    allocation is based on Title I A funding
  • FY08 Preliminary Allocations--Reduction in
    funding from FY07
  • Number of grants, Amount of grants to be
    awarded--yet to be determined
  • LEAs reimbursement on a monthly/quarterly
    basissupporting documentation required
  • Reporting requirementsSelf-monitoring
    Evaluation Data (CSPR) and Fiscal Reporting to
    process reimbursements, requests to modify
    budgets, FACTS quarterly reporting, etc.

Timeline for FY08 McKinney-Vento Subgrants
  • May 1, 2007Application announcement made
    statewide via email to liaisons, coordinators,
    Title I Directors, Federal Programs Directors,
  • Application to be posted to Homeless
    Education website at http//www.tennessee.gov/educ
  • June 5, 2007Application deadline See
    specifics in application.
  • LEAs submit applications.
  • June 2007Application reading by team of
    objective readers
  • June/July 2007Final grants determined and Grants
    awarded/ Grants posted to FACTS
  • FY08 Subgrants July 2, 2007-June 30, 2008No

Section 723 LEA Subgrants for the Education of
Homeless Children and Youths http//www.ed.gov/pol
  • General Authority--Permits SA to make subgrants
    to LEAs for the purpose of facilitating the
    enrollment, attendance, and success in school of
    homeless children and youths
  • Requirements of the Applicationpage 4 of
    Application also, Collaboration requirement in
    TNs applicationSee p. 7.
  • Awards
  • Authorized Activities

SubgrantsSection 723--Awards
  • AwardsMust be given on the basis of need and the
    quality of the applications submitted
  • Inclusion of certain Needs itemspermissive by
    SEA QualityInclusion of 8 items required by SEA
  • Quality itemsScoring Rubric
  • A) The applicant's needs assessment under
    subsection (b)(1) and the likelihood that the
    program presented in the application will meet
    such needs.
  • (B) The types, intensity, and coordination of the
    services to be provided under the program.
  • (C) The involvement of parents or guardians of
    homeless children or youths in the education of
    their children.

SubgrantsSection 723--Awards
  • (D) The extent to which homeless children and
    youths will be integrated within the regular
    education program.
  • (E) The quality of the applicant's evaluation
    plan for the program.
  • (F) The extent to which services provided under
    this subtitle will be coordinated with other
    services available to homeless children and
    youths and their families.
  • (G) Such other measures as the State educational
    agency considers indicative of a high-quality
    program, such as the extent to which the local
    educational agency will provide case management
    or related services to unaccompanied youths.

SubgrantsSection 723Authorized Activities
  • 16 activitieslocated in (d) of this section of
    the law
  • Pages 4-6 of grant application
  • Purpose of grants to support the educational
    needs of homeless students

Review of Required Application Contents
  • The application must include all of the
  • ? Title Pagep. 10
  • ? Signed Statement of Assurancesp. 11
  • ? Documentation of Collaborationp. 12
  • Narrative in all categories (Needs Assessment,
    Action Plan and Evaluation, Raising Awareness and
    Eliminating Barriers, Program Details, and
    Parental Involvement)pp. 13-14 details p. 15
  • Homeless Education Liaison Formp. 16
  • Budgetp. 17form p. 18 definitions.
  • (See p. 9 of
  • Reminder pp. 2430 of the Application-- scoring
    document to be used by the Application Readers

No. of Copies/Submission Address
  • The original and three (3) copies of the
    application should be sent by certified mail or
    hand delivered to
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Christie Lentz, Homeless Education Project
  • Office of Federal Programs
  • 5th Floor - Andrew Johnson Tower
  • 710 James Robertson Parkway
  • Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0379
  • Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered
    to the above address no later than Tuesday, June
    5, 2007. See p. 9 of App.

Contact Information
  • Christie.Lentz_at_state.tn.us
  • (931)381-7055
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