Charter Schools Program (CSP)
- Type: Foundations
- Source: U.S Dept. Of Education
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- Award Min: $140,000.00
- Award Max: $200,000.00
- Quantity: Between 10 and 14
- Deadline: Jul 12, 2013
Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation grants (CFDA number 84.282B): A developer that has (1) applied to an authorized public chartering authority to operate a charter school; and (2) provided adequate and timely notice to that authority under section 5203(d)(3) of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7221b(d)(3)). In accordance with section 5203(d)(3) of the ESEA, an applicant for a pre-charter planning grant may include, in section V of its application, a request for a waiver from the Secretary of the requirement that the eligible applicant provide its authorized public chartering authority timely notice, and a copy, of its application for CSP funds (20 U.S.C.7221b(d)(3)).
The Purpose Of The CSP Is To Increase National Understanding Of The Charter School Model By Expanding The Number Of High-quality Charter Schools Available To Students Across The Nation; Providing Financial Assistance For The Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools; And Evaluating The Effects Of Charter Schools, Including Their Effects On Students, Student Academic Achievement, Staff, And Parents.
LaShawndra Thornton, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 4W257, Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 453-5617 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.