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FEDERAL STIMULUS - EDUCATION

 

Education and Teacher Preparation Funding and Grants
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Head Start Grants check.jpeg Competitive

  The Recovery Act dedicates $2.1 billion to increase the number of teachers and support the enrollment of additional children in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.  Colleges and Universities are eligible for these grants.

 

  Federal Appropriation:
$2,100,000,000
  Maryland Estimate: Contingent on Awarded Grants
  ARRA Section: Title II
  Federal Agency:

US Department Health and Human Services

  State Agency: None
  Stimulus Websites:

US Department of Health and Human Services Stimulus Website

 

 

Statewide Data Systems

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  The U.S. Department of Education will receive an additional $250 million for the Institute of Education Sciences to be used for statewide data systems that include postsecondary and workforce information to improve data coordination. The Maryland State Department of Education, with the support of Governor Martin O’Malley, will seek funds to expand Maryland’s student unit record data system to include higher education and track teacher performance.

 

  Federal Appropriation:
$250,000,000
  Maryland Estimate: Contingent on Awarded Grants
  ARRA Section: Title VIII
  Federal Agency: US Department for Education
  State Agency: None
  Stimulus Websites:

US Department of Education Stimulus Website


 

Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants

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  The U.S. Department of Education received $100 million to improve the teaching workforce and support alternative routes to certification. The Department has not released guidelines for this program.

 

  Federal Appropriation:
$100,000,000
  Maryland Estimate: Contingent on Awarded Grants
  ARRA Section: Title VIII
  Federal Agency: US Department for Education
  State Agency: None
  Stimulus Websites:

US Department of Education Stimulus Website

US Department of Education Press Release

Federal Grant Announcement (Due: TBD): #ED-GRANTS-030909-005

Federal Grant Announcement (Due 10/6/09): # ED-GRANTS-080409-001

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