New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 8 - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Chapter XXI - Annual Program Plans
Part 2302 - Fiscal Year 1978 Annual Program Plan For Libraries And Learning Resources And Educational Innovation And Support
Section 2302.21 - Administrative and program procedures-part c

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

The procedures and activities to accomplish the purposes of part C are:

(a) Administrative procedures.

(1) The State Education Department will consult with the State advisory council on part C policies and questions including: criteria for distribution of funds, participation of eligible private school pupils, priority program setting, monitoring, evaluation, dissemination and other matters pertaining to revisions of requests for proposals, planning guides and regulations.

Timeline--Ongoing

(2) The Division of ESC General Program Planning will coordinate with the Department's Information Center on Education, the Office of Optional Educational Programs, and the Office of General Instructional Services, and the executive council to determine the State priorities and the allocation of funds among these priorities according to the four grant type offerings of developer, validation, and demonstration/replication.

Timeline--January-June, 1978

(3) The criteria for the development of State educational priorities and objectives for part C and the plans for apportioning the funds among State administration, strengthening the State and local educational agencies and other part C purposes will be developed by the Division of ESC General Program Planning in conjunction with the State advisory council, the Division of ESC Planning Field Services, the executive council, the Division of Research, Bureau of School and Categorical Programs Evaluation, the Office of Optional Education Programs grams and the Office for Program Analysis and Evaluation.

Timeline--November-May, 1977-1978

(4) The part C component of the single application will be revised based on the requirements of the legislation and the regulations, USOE reporting requirements, and the needs of school personnel as identified while providing technical assistance in completing the fiscal year 1977 part C components of the single application.

Timeline--July 1977

(5) Review and approval procedures for the competitive round will be established.

Timeline--May-December 1977

(6) Local educational agencies and nonpublic school representatives will be provided information regarding the funds available under part C, the priority areas of State concern and methods of program funding including special assistance available, the calendar dates for submission of the single application and the criteria for selection and approval of projects in the processing of grants.

Timeline--April 1977-September 1977

(7) Following the announcement of the notification above, public and private school districts seeking more detailed information will receive instructions and information.

Timeline--April-December 1977

(b) Program procedures.

(1) The State Education Department will evaluate and update the established procedures for monitoring and evaluating projects including the participation of nonpublic school children.

Timeline--September 1977-June 1978

(2) The State Education Department will provide technical assistance to local educational agencies in project and continuation grant development, administration, evaluation, and reporting by employing the following: dissemination of program materials including all IV-C guidelines, requests for proposals, administrative memoranda; conferences and workshops; on-site consultation; consultations at the State agency; consultation by correspondence and telephone.

Timeline--Ongoing

(3) Inservice education for State personnel and regional OEP (Optional Educational Programs) managers will be conducted as needed.

Timeline--October 1977-February 1978

(4) The evaluation and reporting procedures for part C and provisions of assistance to the State advisory council in its evaluation functions will be performed as described under section 2302.5 of this Part.

Timeline--September 1977-June 1978

(c) Program procedures--part C. The goal of the State Education Agency in this program is to provide vitally needed educational services not available in sufficient quantity or quality, and to stimulate and assist in the development and establishment of exemplary elementary and secondary school programs to serve as models for regular school programs. The effectiveness of the programs will be the degree to which these projects have installed an improved educational program in their own districts and in other school districts.

(1) Measurable objective. By June 30, 1978, school districts selected by the competitive process will be providing vitally needed educational services in the priority areas. Developer and demonstration/replication grants will be given for these purposes.

(2) Activity.
(i) Develop guidelines for a request-for-proposal for the above grants;

(ii) Distribute the summary request-for-proposal and solicit participation of all eligible applicants;

(iii) Provide assistance on a regional basis, particularly to districts less able to compete;

(iv) Review and process grants and provide further technical assistance to successful applicants;

(v) Monitor and evaluate program activities.

(3) Target groups.
(i) Urban, suburban and rural schools;

(ii) Handicapped children.

(4) Funds allocated by percentage and by type of grant.

(5) Measurable objective. By June 30, 1978, school districts selected by the competitive process will have developed and established plans for exemplary elementary and secondary school programs which will serve as models for regular school programs and in the priority program areas cited on page 171 (Validation and Demonstration Grants will be given to meet this objective.)

(6) Sub-objective.
(i) By June 30, 1982, 50 percent of the projects serving as models during 1978- 79 will have the model installed as a permanent practice within their school districts and funded by means other than Title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act--part C;

(ii) by June 30, 1981, 50 percent of the projects serving as models during 1977-78 will have the model installed as a permanent practice within their school districts and funded by means other than title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act--part C;

(iii) by June 30, 1980, for every successful demonstration project funded during 1977-78, at least five districts will adopt the demonstration project in whole or in part; and,

(iv) by June 30, 1979, for every successful demonstration project funded during 1976-77, at least five districts will adopt the demonstration project in whole or in part.

(7) Activity.
(i) Develop guidelines for a request-for-proposal for validation and demonstration grants;

(ii) distribute the request-for-application and solicit participation of invited applicants;

(iii) provide assistance to invited applicants;

(iv) review and process grants and provide further technical assistance to successful applicants; and

(v) monitor and evaluate program activities.

(8) Target groups.
(i) Urban, suburban and rural schools, and

(ii) handicapped children.

(9) Funds allocated by percentage and by type of grant.

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