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School Ambassador Fellowship Program

September 4th, 2019

Founded on the principles of partnership, collaboration and cooperation  between the Federal Government and school-based educators, the U.S. Department of Education designed the School Ambassador Fellowship program to enable outstanding teachers, administrators, and other school leaders, such as school counselors, psychologists, social workers, and librarians to bring their school and classroom expertise to the Department […]

Local Flexibility Demonstration Program

September 4th, 2019

Program Office: Office of School Support and Technology Programs The Local Flexibility Demonstration Program (Local-Flex) is a flexibility program that authorizes the Secretary to enter into local flexibility demonstration agreements with a total of up to 80 local educational agencies (LEAs) in States that do not have State-Flex authority. Consistent with the purposes of the […]

Migrant Education Coordination Support Center

September 4th, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

State Flexibility Demonstration Program

September 4th, 2019

Program Office: Office of School Support and Technology Programs The State Flexibility Authority program (State-Flex) is a program that authorizes the Secretary to grant flexibility authority to up to seven eligible State educational agencies (SEAs). With this authority, an SEA may (1) consolidate and use certain Federal funds reserved for State administration and State-level activities […]

State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP)

September 4th, 2019

New Resource! From the Comprehensive Center Network, Circles of Reflection are available for the STEP Grant. Please use these resources and this corresponding video to conduct Circles of Reflection for the STEP Grant and to develop an application for the STEP Grant Program Overview The purposes of this program are to: (1) Promote increased collaboration […]

Transferability for State and Local Educational Agencies

September 4th, 2019

  Program Office: Office of School Support and Technology Programs Transferability is a new ESEA flexibility authority that allows States and local educational agencies to transfer a portion of the funds that they receive under certain Federal programs to other specified programs that most effectively address their unique needs and to allocations for certain activities […]

Grants for State Assessments

September 4th, 2019

Program Description This program is designed to support the development of the additional state assessments and standards required by Sec. 1111(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended. If a state has developed the assessments and standards required by Sec. 1111(b), funds support the administration of those assessments or other activities related to ensuring that […]

Ed-Flex

September 4th, 2019