RFP ED-00-R-0047
Operation of the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education

PROPOSAL DUE DATE:   August 1, 2000 2:00 P.M. E.S.T.
POINT OF CONTACT:   Brenda Smiley, Contract Specialist at (202) 708-7947

The Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (OBEMLA), of the U.S. Department of Education, has a requirement to establish a national clearinghouse for bilingual education. The purpose of the Clearinghouse is to serve as OBEMLA's principal agent for the collection, organization and dissemination of information. Specifically, the Clearinghouse shall collect, analyze, and disseminate information for the use of educational institutions serving the K-12 language minority and limited English-proficient student population, including public schools, public school districts, state educational agencies, and private schools in the United States. The audience for the Clearinghouse are teachers and school administrators, researchers, policymakers, and the general public.

The entire solicitation is available below for download. Requests for a hard copy of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference the RFP number (ED-00-R-0047) and title. Telephone requests may be placed by calling 202-708-6498. Mail or telegram requests shall be sent to the following address, U.S. Department of Education/CPO, ATTN: Yolanda Abney, Room 3616, 7th & D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20202-4443. E-mail requests may be sent to Copies of the RFP may be picked up in person on the issuing date at the above address, Room 3616. Issue date is June 27, 2000 and closing date is August 1, 2000 (2:00PM EST). All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered. The dates listed herein are subject to change.

SOLIC47.ZIP (180K) - All files needed to prepare a proposal, zipped for easy downloading, including the RFP in PDF format, which retains exact formatting as the hardcopy RFP, and the Statement of Work in MS Word format. There are 5 separate documents contained in this file. All are in either MS Word or PDF format. Zip utility software is required to extract the 5 files from this zip file before viewing in word processor or other applications. The Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free, is required to view and print PDF files.

SOW0047.DOC (136K) - Statement of Work in MS Word format for quick viewing.

Contact Gary Weaver at (202) 401-0083 for downloading problems only.

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