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PUBLIC LAW 102-103—AUG. 17, 1991 105 STAT. 507 "(F) sample data on achievement of participants in the program, including the number of participants who achieved functional literacy; "(G) data on all direct and indirect costs of the program; and "(H) information on progress toward meeting the program's goals. "(d) COMPLIANCE GRANTS. —(1) The Secretary shall make grants to eligible entities that elect to establish a program described in subsection (a) for the purpose of assisting in carrying out the programs, developing the plans, and submitting the reports required by this section. "(2) An eligible entity may receive a grant under this subsection if the entity— "(A) submits an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require; "(B) agrees to provide the Secretary— "(i) such data as the Secretary may request concerning the cost and feasibility of operating the functional literacy programs authorized by subsection (a), including the annual reports required by subsection (c); and "(ii) a detailed plan outlining the methods by which the provisions of subsections (a) and (b) will be met, including specific goals and timetables. " (e) LIFE SKILLS TRAINING GRANTS.— (1) The Secretary is authorized to make grants to eligible entities to assist them in establishing and operating programs designed to reduce recidivism through the development and improvement of life skills necessary for reintegration into society. "(2) To receive a grant under this subsection, an. eligible entity shall— "(A) submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary shall require; and "(B) agree to report annually to the Secretary on the participation rate, cost, and effectiveness of the program and any other aspect of the program on which the Secretary may request information. "(3) In awarding grants under this subsection, the Secretary shall give priority to programs that have the greatest potential for innovation, effectiveness, and replication in other systems, jails, and detention centers. "(4) Grants awarded under this subsection shall be for a period not to exceed 3 years, except that the Secretary may establish a procedure for renewal of the grants under paragraph (1). " (f) DEFINITIONS.—For the purposes of this section— "(1) the term 'eligible entity' means a State correctional agency, a local correctional agency, a State correctional education agency, and a local correctional education agency; "(2) the term 'functional literacy' means at lesist an eighth grade equivalence or a functional criterion score on a nationally recognized literacy sissessment; and "(3) the term 'life skills' includes self-development, communication skills, job and financial skills development, education, interpersonal and family relationship development, and stress and anger management. '