Authorized by: Section 220 of the Department of Education Organization Act
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).
Legislation Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title VI, Part A, Subpart 3, Sec. 6131(a)(4); 20 U.S.C 7451(a)(4). Regulations 2023 STEP Notice Inviting Applications: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/05/02/2023-09200/applications-for-new-awards-state-tribal-education-partnership-grant-program (Published May 2, 2023) June 1, 2020 State Tribal Education Partnership Grants to Tribal Education Agencies Regulations: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/06/01/2020-11729/applications-for-new-awards-state-tribal-education-partnership-grants-to-tribal-educational-agencies June 13, 2019 State Tribal Education Partnership Grants to Tribal Education […]
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Eligibility Who May Apply: A tribal education agency (TEA) that is from an eligible Indian tribe and is authorized by its tribe to administer this program, or a consortium of such TEAs, in partnership with a State educational agency (SEA) and local educational agency (LEA).
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TYPES OF PROJECTS Grants and contracts that will be funded in FY 2008 include: (1) Consortium Incentive Grants, which support multistate consortia for improving coordination in eight areas of need (i.e., improving the identification and recruitment of eligible migrant children; using scientifically based research to improve school readiness; improving reading and math proficiency; decreasing the […]