Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.
For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
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Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.Purpose of Program:
The purpose of the Enhanced Assessment Instruments Grant program, also called the Enhanced Assessment Grants (EAG) program, is to enhance the quality of assessment instruments and systems used by States for measuring the academic achievement of elementary and secondary school students.
In 2013, the Department will hold a competition for fiscal year (FY) 2012 EAG funds to support the development or enhancement of a kindergarten entry assessment (KEA) that is aligned with the State's early learning and development standards and that must cover all of the essential domains of school readiness.
We will give priority to early learning collaborative efforts among States (collaborative efforts) in developing this assessment.Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 368A.Applications for grants under the Enhanced Assessment Instruments Grants KEA competition, CFDA number 8 4. 368A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov.
Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application.
You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
You may access the electronic grant application for the Enhanced Assessment Instruments Grants KEA competition at www.Grants.gov.
You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number.
Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 368, not 8 4. 368A).
In notice document 2013-12212 appearing on pages 31359-31365 in the issue of May 23, 2013, make the following correction:
On page 31359, in the first column, the Subject in the heading is corrected to read as set forth above.