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Developing Knowledge About What Works to Make Schools Safe

Type: Federal
Source: U.S Dept of Justice
Program: Developing Knowledge About What Works to Make Schools Safe
Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are limited to local education agencies
(LEAs), public charter schools that are recognized as an LEA, and
State education agencies (SEAs). Eligible applicants must identify
a highly skilled research partner and local participating schools.
Proposals must demonstrate the researcher capabilities and the
local schools’ willingness to participate in the study.
Research partners can be institutions of higher education
(including tribal institutions of higher education), nonprofit or
for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit or for-profit
organizations), and public entities such as State education
agencies or State criminal justice agencies that have experience in
conducting research and evaluation.

Purpose:
The goal of the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative is to
fund research that improves the knowledge and understanding of
specific activities that can improve school safety in a sustainable
and cost-effective manner without creating adverse unintended
consequences. This knowledge will be used by NIJ to inform the
development of a comprehensive school safety model. The objective
of this solicitation is to determine the effect of personnel,
programs, and activities on school safety as determined through
high-quality, broad-based research projects 

that facilitate advances in basic scientific knowledge and
methods as they relate to comprehensive school safety issues and
programs. 



Deadline: 07-10-2014
Award Min: $500,000.00
Award Max: $5,000,000.00
Quantity: 8 - 15
Period: Up to 36 months.
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contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or
606-545-5035, or via e-mail to support@grants.gov. 

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