Agency Offers $1.5M to Support Improved Student Achievement

DeptOfEd_largeAgency: Education Dept. (Office of Elementary & Secondary Education, OESE); Program: Comprehensive Centers Program-National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities (CFDA Number: 84.283D); Eligibility: States, school districts, colleges, research organization and schools; Funding: $1.5 million for one award (no match required); Deadline: July 25.

Summary: This national center will help school districts improve classroom instruction.

Specifically, the center must develop free or low-cost evidence-based assessment tools for identifying students at risk of not attaining full literacy skills due to a disability, including dyslexia impacting reading or writing, or developmental delay impacting

Info: https://federalregister.gov/a/2016-13587 (NOFA); Kristen Rhoads Kristen.Rhoads@ed.gov or (202) 245-6715.

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