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File #: 22-4639    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request by Juvenile Probation for approval to accept from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and Texas Education Agency combined grant funds in the amount of $5,752,119, with no required match, and extend associated positions to August 31, 2023 and September 30, 2023 for the Grant Year 2023 JJAEP Education, Campus, and Admin; Excel Academy Charter School; Title I-Part A; Title I-Part D; IDEA-B Formula; and Title II-Part A Improving Teacher Quality programs.
Attachments: 1. 22-4639
Department: Juvenile Probation
Department Head/Elected Official: Mr. Henry Gonzales

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable):JJAEP_GY23, CHSCH_GY23, 1A_GY23, 1D_GY23, 2A_GY23, and IDEA_GY23
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable):

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable):
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable):
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by Juvenile Probation for approval to accept from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and Texas Education Agency combined grant funds in the amount of $5,752,119, with no required match, and extend associated positions to August 31, 2023 and September 30, 2023 for the Grant Year 2023 JJAEP Education, Campus, and Admin; Excel Academy Charter School; Title I-Part A; Title I-Part D; IDEA-B Formula; and Title II-Part A Improving Teacher Quality programs.
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Background and Discussion:
Under the authority of the Harris County Juvenile Board, the Education Services Division provides educational programs for expelled students, delinquent youth placed in county operated juvenile facilities, and students on probation who want an alternative to the traditional high school campus. The Juvenile Probation Department is solely responsible for all programs within the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program and Excel Academy Charter School.


Expected Impact:
These funds allow the department to continue providing educational services to expelled juveniles, juveniles placed in county operated juvenile facilities, and juveniles on probation wanting an alternative to a traditional high school campus into the 2022-2023 year.


Alternative Options:
Without these funds, other funds would have to be used to carry out educational operations.


Alignment with Goal(s):
X Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
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