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News Release: Minnesota Department of Transportation offers funding to develop Safe Routes to School programs

Minnesota schools and communities wanting to develop safer places for students to walk and bicycle can apply for three different grant opportunities this fall through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program (SRTS). Communities and schools can … Continue reading

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Grant available for schools for suicide prevention

The Minnesota Department of Education has a competitive grant available to support suicide prevention through schoolwide social emotional learning, which supports meaningful relationships, coping skills, and safe and supportive communities. The application deadline is Friday, February 14. Visit https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE089449 for details.

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Teacher mentorship and retention grant applications due by December 18

Source: Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) During the 2019 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature designated PELSB as the administrator of a grant to support efforts for teacher mentorship and retention of effective teachers. The Teacher Mentorship and … Continue reading

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Grant funding available for alternative landscaping and snow removal equipment

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is offering approximately $150,000 in grant funding to replace two-cycle gasoline-powered landscaping and snow removal equipment with electric-powered equipment. The application deadline is 4 p.m. November 8, 2019. Visit http://www.pca.state.mn.us/regulations/grants-alternative-landscaping-equipment for details.

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Minnesota Department of Education offering several teacher program grants

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently announced a number of new teacher program grant opportunities listed below. Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color Grant During the 2019 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature designated the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing … Continue reading

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Apply for Greater Minnesota school bus replacement grants by August 13

Due to the overwhelming response to the school bus replacement grants offered in 2018, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has created an additional funding opportunity for school buses. As with the previous opportunity, these grants will help replace older … Continue reading

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Apply for Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant Program by June 14

Through its Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant Program, the U.S. Department of Education is awarding up to six competitive grants to eligible entities to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale evidence-based, field-initiated innovations that modernize career and technical … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education to discuss federal education grants at Senate hearing

The Minnesota Department of Education is slated to deliver a presentation concerning federal education grants in Minnesota during Wednesday’s Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee hearing. See this week’s education committee schedule below and visit MSBA’s State Education Committees webpage … Continue reading

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Prepare to apply for school safety grant on August 29

School safety grant instructions are available on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) website at https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE074493. MDE will accept applications starting on Wednesday, August 29, through Survey Gizmo. The Survey Gizmo link will be available on the MDE Grants Page, … Continue reading

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Applications for school safety grants open on August 29

This summer, $25 million in grants to improve school safety will be available for school districts and charter schools through the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Gov. Mark Dayton and the 2018 Legislature passed school safety grants this spring, to … Continue reading

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