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FY 2005 Recruitment Grant Award Recipients

The Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants Program for Recruitment (TQE-R) has awarded 20 new grants totaling $16,725,530 for the first year of a three-year grant period. The grant award performance period was effective October 1, 2005. Listed below are the grant award recipients and the amount awarded to each institution for FY 2005.

  1. New Jersey Department of Education (NJ) $1,066,183
  2. Los Angeles Unified School District (CA) $624,961
  3. California State University , East Bay (CA) $840,071
  4. Bloomfield Schools (NM) $1,017,749
  5. The University of Texas at El Paso (TX) $998,977
  6. Tulare County Office of Education (CA) $858,563
  7. The Regents of the University of California Berkley (CA) $1,100,000
  8. Illinois State University (IL) $823,011
  9. Foundation of California State University Monterey Bay (CA) $820,171
  10. University of the Incarnate Word (TX) $726,751
  11. Des Moines Independent School District (IA) $850,000
  12. Mississippi Department of Education (MS) $582,449
  13. Our Lady of the Lake University (TX) $593,968
  14. Independent School District #625 (MN) $957,394
  15. New York University (NY) $981,484
  16. Associated Colleges of Illinois (IL) $1,187,393
  17. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (PA) $366,683
  18. The University of Memphis (TN) $761,170
  19. Loyola University Chicago (IL) $1,098,702
  20. University of Houston (TX) $469,450

The purpose of the TQE-R grants program is to afford an opportunity for states and partnerships receiving grants to address the challenge of America's teacher shortage by making significant and lasting systemic changes in the way teachers are recruited, prepared, and supported to teach in high-need schools. The Department of Education's goal is to ensure that these changes lead to important improvements to the supply of well-trained and highly-qualified teachers.

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