Advanced Placement Incentive Program
- Type: Federal
- Source: U.S Dept. Of Education
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- Award Min: $200,000.00
- Award Max: $650,000.00
- Quantity: Unknown
- Deadline: Mar 18, 2011
1. SEAs; 2. LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law; or 3. National nonprofit educational entities with expertise in advanced placement services.
The Advanced Placement Incentive (API) Program Awards Competitive Grants Designed To Increase The Successful Participation Of Low-income Students In Advanced Placement Courses And Tests. The Program Expands Opportunities For Low-income Students To Take College-level Classes And Earn College Credit While Still In High School. The Program Also Supports Efforts To Raise The Rigor Of The Academic Curriculum For All Students Attending High-poverty Schools.
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: April 15, 2011. Ivonne Jaime, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ Building, room 3E310, Washington, DC 20202-6200. Telephone: (202) 260-1519 or by e-mail: AdvancedPlacementProgram@ed.gov.