Articles about "Grant"

Apr 14, 2017

A “Dear Colleague” letter sent to State Chiefs Monday from Acting Assistant Secretary of Education Monique Chism offered confirmation of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) expectations for when interventions should go into place unde...

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Dec 19, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently announced the creation of a new grant aimed at promoting diversity in public schools.  The new $12 million grant competition will give up to 20 school districts the opportunity to craft new roa...

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This morning, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released non-regulatory guidance for the new block grant under Title IV of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  In this guidance document, ED provides key information on the provisions ...

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The U.S. Department of Education announced today the availability of $2.8 million for a Preschool Pay for Success grant competition for state, local and tribal governments interested in exploring the feasibility of Pay for Success to expand...

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Feb 29, 2016

A lot of the coverage of the federal fiscal 2016 budget approved last week dealt with how much, and how much more, various K-12 programs will get. But one thing you may have missed about the budget deal is how it impacts the timeline for th...

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On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued new proposed priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Charter Schools Program (CSP). These revised priorities would apply to CSP grants awarded in ...

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Mar 19, 2014

The coming few weeks will see the Congress and the Administration focused on several different issues.  As a point of fact, the Congress will not be in session for many days this year. As of this date, the House is planning on 67 days in se...

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On Friday, February 7th the US Department of Education announced six states and the District of Columbia would receive a combined total of $38 million to continue their school turnaround efforts. States announced today and their grant amoun...

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The Office and Management and Budget (OMB) has produced its long-awaited “supercircular” and has published the final notice on December 26, 2013.  The 103 pages in the Federal Register can be found on pages 78589 – 78691.  The actual public...

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