RFP ED-98-R-0008
Expenditure Study

DUE DATE: October 28, 1998
POC: Contract Specialist Brenda Smiley, (202) 708-7947

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), has a requirement for an "Expenditure Study." This procurement requires a Contractor to create a Finance Center which shall: a) conduct research and disseminate information on special education finance and related issues; b) design and implement an expenditure survey to collect data on the costs of special education and related services. It is the intent of OSEP that this procurement address the needs of Congress as articulated in Public Law 105-17. The Finance Center shall act in a continued research capacity to address current and critical fiscal and policy issues regarding special education. This evaluation of the PCSP shall span five years, and be comprised of four phases and one option year. The first phase (planning ) shall cover nine months of the evaluation. The second phase (data collection) will cover fifteen months. The third phase (data analysis) will cover twelve months. The fourth phase (report production) will cover twelve months. The fifth phase (ad hoc analysis) is optional and would commence in year four of the evaluation. Links to the Statement of Work, RFP, and other documents necessary to prepare a proposal are below.

Requests for copies of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference the RFP number (ED-98-R-0008) 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, 7 & D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20202-4443. Internet 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 August 25, 1998 and Closing date is October 28, 1998. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered. The dates listed herein are subject to change.

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SOW.WPD (164K) - Statement of Work in WordPerfect 6.1 format.

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QASP.WPD (45K) - Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan in WordPerfect 6.1 format.

PASTPERF.WPD (31K) - Past Performance Form in WordPerfect 6.1 format.

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