THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979
388.1631c Programs intended to improve public safety, reduce number of youth in gang-related activity, and increase high school graduation rates.
(1) from the funds appropriated in section 11, there is allocated an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for 2015-2016 for programs intended to improve public safety, reduce the number of youth involved in gang-related activity, and increase high school graduation rates.
(2) The department shall award grants to districts that form partnerships with nonprofit organizations, law enforcement, and other community resources to provide programs that divert young adults from gang-related criminal activity.
(3) Grants awarded under this section may include, but are not limited to, grants for any of the following activities:
(a) Employment training and placement programs.
(b) Counseling services.
(c) Assistance to program participants in accessing community resources for continuing education, court advocacy, and health care.
(d) Outreach programs to educate participants and their families.
(4) Each grant recipient under this section shall partner with a university to collect data necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of programs in reducing violent crime and gang-related activity in the community.
History: Add. 2015, Act 85, Eff. Oct. 1, 2015
Compiler's Notes: Former MCL 388.1631c, which pertained to pupils whose parent or parents are incarcerated, was repealed by Act 6 of 2007, Imd. Eff. Apr. 30, 2007.
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