Gulf Coast Recovery Grant Initiative

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The Gulf Coast Recovery Grant is authorized in Pub. L. 111-117 – the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010.

Section 2, Division D, Title III

Provided further, That from the funds for subpart1 of part D of title V of the ESEA, $12,000,000 shall be for competitive awards to local educational agencies located in counties in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas that were designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as counties eligible for individual assistance due to damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, or Gustav: Provided further, That such awards shall be used to improve education in areas affected by such hurricanes and shall be for such activities as replacing instructional materials and equipment; paying teacher incentives; modernizing or renovating or repairing school buildings; beginning or expanding Advanced Placement or other rigorous courses; supporting the expansion of charter schools; and supporting after-school or extended learning time activities.

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Last Modified: 09/21/2010