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August 11, 2020 School Board Meeting
Title
Adult Education and Family Literacy Programs – Adult General Education, English Literacy and Civics Education and Family Literacy Grant for 2020-2021
Meeting Date(s)
Information - 08/11/2020
Consent Type
Discussion

This one-year extension period is in response to the difficult and unique circumstances related to COVID-19 and the potential for broad impact on both State administrators of AEFLA programs and services delivery by local eligible providers.

The Adult Education and Family Literacy Programs assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and economic self-sufficiency; assist adults who are parents or family members to obtain the education and skills that are necessary to becoming full partners in the educational development of their children; and, lead to sustainable improvements in the economic opportunities of their family; assist adults in attaining a secondary school diploma and in the transition to postsecondary education and training, including through career pathways; and, assist immigrants and other individuals who are English language learners in improving their reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension skills in English; and, mathematics skills; and, acquiring an understanding of the American system of Government, individual freedom, and the responsibilities of citizenship.

The Superintendent signed the 100A Project Application for approval for submission of the grant on Friday, August 7, 2020 to meet the Florida Department of Education deadline.

Recommendation

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Authority for Action
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) and Federal Grant Programs Title II, and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No
Source of Funding

Operating - Grant
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
21 $545,217.00 YES 422 Various 421066 Various Various Various
Legal Counsel Review
No
Contact
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, ext. 11300
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