2016 Grant Competition

Date: January 18, 2016 Author: admin Categories: News

The New Hampshire Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center Program announces its 2016 competition for an anticipated $1.2 million in funding. The program’s purpose is to raise student academic achievement through the creation and expansion of community learning centers during out of school time hours that provide students with academic enrichment opportunities as…

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CT Modifications to minimum budget

Date: January 18, 2016 Author: admin Categories: News

Minimum Budget Requirement (MBR)—Updates Pursuant to Public Act 15-99 Public Act 15-99 makes several significant modifications to the MBR calculation for fiscal years 2015-16 and 2016-17. These modifications allow non-Alliance districts to reduce their budgeted appropriation under the following scenarios: a reduction in enrollment; savings arising from increased district efficiencies and/or regional collaboration; and closing…

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VT Update for budget 2017

Date: January 18, 2016 Author: admin Categories: News

AOE Seeks Input on High School Assessment Audience: Educators, Administrators, Parents, Students, Community Members The Agency of Education is inviting interested individuals to complete a survey that will help the Agency select the best approach to assessment for Vermont’s high school students. The survey requests input relative to two key questions: 1) should the Agency…

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New Acting Deputy Commissioner of Education MAINE

Date: January 18, 2016 Author: admin Categories: News

Suzan Beaudoin (Cameron) has been appointed Acting Deputy Commissioner of Education at the Maine Department of Education effective Jan. 11, 2016. She previously served as the Department’s director of finance and operations. Acting Deputy Commissioner of Education Suzan Beaudoin As Acting Deputy Commissioner, Beaudoin will continue her broad administrative oversight of $900 million of State…

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$9.2M in Skills Capital Grants

Date: January 18, 2016 Author: admin Categories: News

Skills Capital Grants Available: The Department would like to remind districts that the Baker-Polito Administration recently announced the availability of $9.2 million in Skills Capital Grants for vocational-technical equipment investments. The grants will range from $50,000 to $500,000 and must meet requirements such as leading to an increase in skilled workers…. read more

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The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

Date: July 6, 2015 Author: admin Categories: News

Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates! click here to view

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CT Gets GRANT $3.5M

Date: April 30, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News, Upcomming events

Connecticut is receiving two federal grants totaling $3.5 million to improve the atmosphere in schools, making them safer and healthier places for students. The state was one of 12 states out of 30 that applied for the School Climate Transformation grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The $3.3 million will help schools respond…

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VT $33M and $1.2M in Earlychild Money

Date: March 30, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News, Upcomming events

Vermont Early Learning Challenge – Race to the Top Grant Monthly Update Audience: PreK Educators & Providers The end of 2014 brought big news in the early childhood world, including the announcement that Vermont received an expected $33 million in a federal PreK Expansion Grant and another $1.2 million in Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership…

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Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Approves 1,000+ New Seats in Existing Charter Schools and Conversion of Two Schools to Charters

Date: March 16, 2015 Author: Paula Murphy Categories: News

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Approves 1,000+ New Seats in Existing Charter Schools and Conversion of Two Schools to Charters Malden – The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted Tuesday to grant two new Horace Mann charters to groups seeking to restart schools in Salem and Springfield. Those approvals came after votes…

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Application Period Open for 2015 Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education Awards

Date: February 27, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator) Application link:http://commpres.env.state.ma.us/exedu/ The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs announced it is now accepting nominations for its annual Secretary’s Awards for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education until March 27, 2015. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton will present awards…

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