Program Office: Office of English Language Acquisition
CFDA Number: 84.291R
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
The program provided grants to improve, reform, and upgrade the programs and operations of an
entire LEA in order to better serve significant concentrations of limited English proficient (LEP)
students. Funds were used for curriculum development, development of education standards for
LEP students, improved assessment procedures, and enhanced personnel policies. The program also
supported reform of student grade-promotion and graduation requirements, family education programs,
instructional materials, educational technology, and academic or career counseling.
Discretionary grants were awarded to LEAs to improve, reform, and upgrade programs and operations
serving LEP students.