News Posts: Territories and Freely Associated State Education Grant Program


  Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers – provide technical assistance services focused on the implementation of reform programs. Equity Assistance Centers – provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, and national origin equity to public schools to promote equal educational opportunities.    

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

  Legislation   Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title 1, Part A, Subpart 2, Sec. 1121(b)-(c) Sec. 1121. GRANTS FOR THE OUTLYING AREAS AND THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.   Regulations   EDGAR  


Note: This program is funded as part of a set-aside from the appropriation for Title I grants. Under the set-aside, up to $5 million is reserved for a program of discretionary grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) in the Outlying Areas and the Republic of Palau. Under ESSA, beginning in FY 2017, the Republic of […]

Applicant Information

Extension Notice In July 2015, the Department published a notice in the Federal Register informing the public that the Secretary of Education would grant a possible extension period – up to 24 months – for successful T&FASEG projects. This extension period was set to take place during FY 2016 and FY 2017. The Department is […]

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

  Legislation   Impact Aid Program Legislation (Note: this link goes to a PDF copy of the legislation.).   Regulations   Final Rule (January 3, 2016) Impact Aid Program Regulations (Note: this link goes to the GPO website.)

5/23-5/24 Safe & Supportive Schools Webinar Event: “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice”

The Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center (SSSTA), supported by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, announces its next Implementation Webinar Series event, “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice.” It will be offered twice to accommodate schedules: Session 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:00 […]

Announcing the Relaunch of Stop Bullying website

  unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website – – on March 30, 2012 to encourage children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website provides a map with detailed information on state laws and policies, interactive webisodes and videos for young people, practical strategies for schools and communities to […]