Magnet Schools Assistance Program
- Type: Federal
- Source: U.S Dept. Of Education
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- Award Min: $350,000.00
- Award Max: $4,000,000.00
- Quantity: Unknown
- Deadline: Mar 01, 2013
Eligible Applicants: LEAs or consortia of LEAs implementing a desegregation plan as specified in section III.3.
The MSAP Provides Grants To Eligible Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) And Consortia Of LEAs To Support Magnet Schools Under An Approved Desegregation Plan--either A Required Plan Or Voluntary Plan--that Is Adequate Under Title VI Of The Civil Rights Act, Which Prohibits Discrimination On The Basis Of Race, Color, Or National Origin. By Supporting The Development And Implementation Of Magnet Schools That Reduce, Eliminate, Or Prevent Minority Group Isolation, These Program Resources Can Be Used In Pursuit Of The Objectives Of The Elementary And Secondary Education Act Of 1965, As Amended (ESEA), Which Supports State And Local Efforts To Enable All Elementary And Secondary School Students To Achieve High Standards And Which Holds Schools, LEAs, And States Accountable For Ensuring That Their Students Do So. In Particular, The MSAP Provides An Opportunity For Eligible Entities To Expand Their Capacity To Provide Public School Choice To Students Who Attend Low-performing Schools.
Rosie Kelley, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 4W227, Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 453-5601 or by email: email@example.com. If you use a TDD or TTY, call the FRS, at 1-800-877-8339.