The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Education, Delaware Department Of||$ 5,887,415||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Education, Maine Department Of||$ 5,887,415||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Education Agency, Texas||$ 119,115,735||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Education, New Hampshire Department Of||$ 5,887,415||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Elementary And Secondary Education, Massachusetts Department Of||$ 17,554,055||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|South Carolina Department Of Education||$ 20,258,184||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Education, Connecticut Department Of||$ 10,607,531||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Education, Florida Department Of||$ 67,509,629||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Maryland State Department Of Education||$ 18,714,803||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Education, Pennsylvania Dept Of||$ 47,929,189||   ||2021-07-01||2022-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
A State educational agency (SEA) must reserve at least 95 percent of its SSAE program allocation for subgrants to LEAs and not more than 1 percent of its SSAE program allocation for administrative costs.
Under the Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2017, an SEA may make subgrants to LEAs on a formula or competitive basis.
An SEA may use any remaining funds to support State-level activities and programs designed to meet the purposes of the program, which may include monitoring and providing technical assistance to LEAs.
LEAs receiving formula allocations of $30,000 or more must conduct a comprehensive needs assessment and, based on the results of that assessment, use not less than 20 percent of their allocations for activities to support well-rounded educational opportunities, not less than 20 percent for activities to support safe and healthy students, and a portion to support the effective use of technology.
LEAs receiving formula allocations less than $30,000 must use funds to carry out activities in at least one of these three areas.
LEAs may reserve up to 2 percent of their allocations for administrative costs. Each subgrant awarded must be for a term of 1 year and in an amount of not less than $10,000.
LEAs may form consortia and combine subgrant allocations to carry out activities jointly. SEAs and LEAs must use funds to supplement, and not supplant, non-Federal funds that would otherwise be used for authorized activities.
SEAs must submit a program or consolidated state plan to the Secretary for review and approval.
LEAs, schools, and their community stakeholders will benefit directly by improving students? academic achievement by increasing the capacity to: (1) provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; (2) improve school conditions for student learning: and (3) improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy for all students.
OMB Circular No. A-133. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
The Department of Education makes formula grants through state plan review process.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Elementary and Secondary Education, et seq.): Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2017. , Title IV, Part A, Subpart I, Section (20.U.S. C. 710.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: The Department allocates program funds to SEAs by formula based on each State?s share of funds under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the preceding fiscal year. No State may receive less than 0.5 percent of the total program appropriation except for Puerto Rico, which may not receive more than this amount. SEAs making formula SSAE subgrants to LEAs must do so on the same basis, except that no LEA may receive less than $10,000. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance available for a period up to 1 year. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular no. a-133 (revised, June 27, 2003; OMB A-133 compliance supplement 2015), 'audits of states, local governments, and non-profit organizations,' nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in federal awards are exempt from federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in circular no. a-133. In accordance with the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in the appendix to 34 CFR, Part 80, requires state and local governments that receive financial assistance of $750,000 or more within the state's fiscal year have an audit made for that year. State and local governments that receive between $25,000 and $750,000 within the state's fiscal year shall have an audit made in accordance with the appendix to Part 80, or in accordance with federal laws and regulations governing the programs in which they participate.
In accordance with section 443(a) of the General Education Provisions Act, States and LEAs must maintain certain program records for 3 years. The Uniform Guidance (2 CFR §200.333) requires financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other non-Federal entity records pertinent to a Federal award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for Federal awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, respectively, as reported to the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity in the case of a subrecipient.
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $388,000,000; and FY 18 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FY 17 est range: $1,940,000-$46,418,059; FY 17 est average: $7,461,538.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
34 CFR 200. For Title IV guidance and other information, contact the program office, listed below.
Regional or Local Office
CHRISTINE F. PINCKNEY OFFICE OF SAFE AND HEALTHY STUDENTS, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, 400 MARYLAND AVENUE, SW., , Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: email@example.com Phone: 202-453-6714
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Contact the program office for this information.
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