Services for neglected or delinquent children and youth.
Title I, Part D is part of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Title I 2001 authorization. Title I, Part D has two subparts. Utah uses only Subpart 1 which:
These programs are supported in recognition that:
Improve educational services to children in local institutions for neglected or delinquent youth so that such children and youth have the opportunity to meet the same challenging State content standards and challenging State student performance standards that all children in the State are expected to meet.
Provide such children and youth the services needed to make a successful transition from institutionalization to further schooling (including district programs and post-secondary education) or employment.
Prevent at-risk ND youth from dropping out of school, to provide dropouts and youth returning from institutions with a support system to ensure their continued education, and to help prevent students from engaging in activities that will result in students becoming (re)involved with the juvenile justice system.
Programs will carry out high-quality education programs ensuring students have opportunities to:
All programs serving Neglected and Delinquent youth are coordinated through Local Education Agencies (LEAs) (school districts or charter schools).
Neglected, delinquent or at-risk students will have access to the same core curriculum courses and testing specified in Utah law that all Utah youth are given.
Neglected, delinquent or at-risk students will improve academic, vocational and technical skills needed to further their education or obtain employment.
Programs will improve the ability of neglected, delinquent or at-risk students to make the transition from the facility/program to their community and society at large.
Programs will report outcome data and statistics required by the federal government and included on the "Title I Part D: Neglected and Delinquent Youth Accountability Report."
Program will work collaboratively with Division of Juvenile Justice Services (DJJS) to ensure high-quality educational services and transition to youth offenders.