Tag Archives: Educational Innovation

Resources: Race to the Top — Early Learning Challenge

October 31st, 2019

  Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative: Credentialing in the Early Care and Education Field PDF (15MB)

About US – Office of Early Learning

September 8th, 2019

The Office of Early Learning (OEL) is the principal office charged with supporting the Department’s Early Learning Initiative with the goal of improving the health, social-emotional, and cognitive outcomes for children from birth through third grade, so that all children, particularly those with high needs, are on track for graduating from high school college- and […]

Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance – Coordinator for the Outlying Areas

September 4th, 2019

Authorized by: Section 220 of the Department of Education Organization Act

Eligibilty – Coordinator for the Outlying Areas

September 4th, 2019

Who May Apply: (specifically) These consolidated grants are limited to the insular areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands).

Coordinator for the Outlying Areas

September 4th, 2019

Program Description The No Child Left Behind Act amended the Department of Education Act to require the Department to establish the ‘Coordinator for the Outlying Areas’ position. School Support and Rural Programs currently employs the Departments Coordinator for the Outlying Areas, who: (1) serves as the principal advisor to the Department on Federal matters affecting […]


September 2nd, 2019

Evidence-Based Literacy Resources Please visit the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) to search for additional resources and research on effective literacy practices. Performance Information This SRCL National Performance Report explores the implementation and outcomes for the 2014–15 grant performance year. To read the full report, click on The FY 2016 SRCL National Performance Report.

Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program

September 2nd, 2019

  The Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) program is authorized as part of the FY 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act (Pub. L. No. 111-117) under the Title I demonstration authority (Part E, Section 1502 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Through the Act, Congress provided $200 million for a comprehensive literacy development and education […]

Preschool Development Grant – Birth through Five

August 28th, 2019

The Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) program is a $250 million competitive federal grant designed to improve states’ early childhood systems by building upon existing federal, state, and local early care and learning investments. PDG B-5 was established in 2015 through the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorized the Elementary […]


August 23rd, 2019

  Comprehensive Centers – provide technical assistance services focused on the implementation of reform programs. Florida & Islands Comprehensive Center Educational Testing Service Dr. Alice Lindsay, Director 1000 North Ashley Drive, Suite 312 Tampa, FL 33602 Phone: 1-800-756-9003 *Serves the Virgin Islands. Pacific Region Comprehensive Center Pacific Resources for Education and Learning Melly Wilson, Director 1136 […]


August 23rd, 2019

  Who May Apply: (specifically) These grants are limited to the Insular Areas: (American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)