Tag Archives: Public Officials

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 […]


September 2nd, 2019

  Eligible Applicants:  To be considered for an award under this competition, an applicant must be one or more of the following: An LEA in which 20 percent or more of the students served by the LEA are from families with an income below the poverty line (as defined in section 8101(41) of the ESEA). […]

Applicant Information

September 2nd, 2019

FY 2023 IAL Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) Application available in the Federal Register on March 14, 2023 FY 2023 IAL Competition Timeline NIA Available: March 14, 2023 Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: March 29, 2023 Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 15, 2023 FY 2023 IAL Application Instructions The IAL Application Package is […]


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 […]

Innovative Approaches to Literacy

August 29th, 2019

What’s New The U.S. Department of Education published a Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) in the Federal Register on March 14, 2023 for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) Program competition, Assistance Listing Number 84.215G. The FY 2023 IAL discretionary grant competition is now closed. We are pleased to announce that we […]

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 […]