Federal Administrative Weekly Update

Department of Education Invites Special Ed Grant Applications

This week, the Department of Education published the following notices about discretionary grants managed by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services:

  • “Applications for New Awards: Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities – National Technical Assistance Center for Systemic Improvement” – The purpose of this program is to “promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities by providing TA, supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research.” This competition includes one absolute priority: National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for Systemic Improvement. The estimated funds for this cooperative agreement total $6,250,000. Applications are due by September 9, 2019, and further information is available here.
  • “Applications for New Awards: Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities – Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for the Development and Implementation of High-Quality Instruction, Interventions, and Services for Children with Disabilities” – The focus of this grant is to create a Center that will develop resources  in order to enable children with disabilities to progress in light of each of their own circumstances;  support LEAs, CMOs, private school associations, and schools to develop high-quality individualized educational programming. The estimated available funds for this award total $2,000,000. Applications are due by September 6, 2019, and further information is available here.

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