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Programs and Initiatives

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2011, 2012 National Professional Development (NPD) program
(CFDA#84.195N and 84.365Z)

The NPD Program provides grants for eligible entities to implement professional development activities intended to improve instruction for English Learners (ELs) and assists education personnel working with ELs to meet high professional standards.

Native American and Alaska Native Children in School program
(CFDA# 84.365C)

The Native American and Alaska Native Children in School discretionary grants program provides grants for eligible entities that support language instruction projects for limited English proficient (LEP) children from Native American, Alaska Native, native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander backgrounds. The program is designed to ensure that LEP children master English and meet the same rigorous standards for academic achievement that all children are expected to meet. Funds may support the study of Native American languages.<


Funding Updates

US Department of Education Grants Forecast This document lists programs and competitions which the Department expects to invite applications for new awards and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs.

Guide to U.S. Department of Education Programs This is a searchable database of the programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

Federal Register This directory contains documents published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Education.

Last Modified: 10/22/2015