Daily Archives: April 14, 2014

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/index.html   States announced today and their grant amounts are: Alaska — $1,519,520 Illinois — $22,060,358 New York — $36,046,044 Pennsylvania — $18,355,214 South Carolina — $7,195,035

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Earth Day April 22

On Earth Day (April 22), the Department will broadcast live on its USTREAM channel the announcement of 2014 U.S. Department of Education-Green Ribbon Schools Award winners, as well as post all nomination packages and release a highlights document.  (Note: National Environmental Education Week is April 13-19, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Ed Funding Opportunities

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES   The Department is currently seeking applications for the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program, the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program, and the Turnaround School Leaders Program.  The school counseling program provides funding to districts to establish or expand school … Continue reading

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Skills for the New Economy: Preparing Students for College and Careers

Skills for the New Economy: Preparing Students for College and Careers http://www2.ed.gov/about/overview/budget/budget15/crosscuttingissues/skillsforneweconomy.pdf   RETHINKING HIGH SCHOOL   On April 7, during his visit to Bladensburg High School in Prince George’s County, Maryland, President Obama announced 24 Youth CareerConnect grants, providing $107 … Continue reading

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