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View the archived webinar from Wednesday, February 12, 2020. This webinar provides additional CLSD Program Information and is intended to support State Educational Agencies (SEAs) interested in receiving a future CLSD program grant award.

CALL FOR PEER REVIEWERS – Comprehensive Literacy State Development Program FY 2020 U.S. Department of Education Discretionary Grant Competition

Program Office: Office of Well Rounded Education Programs

CFDA Number: 84.371C

Program Type: Discretionary Grants and Set-Aside Grants for the Secretary of the Interior for such a program at schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education and four Outlying Areas – American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands.


The Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) program is authorized under Sections 2222-2225 of the ESEA. The purpose of the CLSD discretionary grants is to create a comprehensive literacy program to advance literacy skills, including pre- literacy skills, reading, and writing, for children from birth through grade 12, with an emphasis on disadvantaged children, including children living in poverty, English learners, and children with disabilities.

Last Modified: 02/27/2020