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For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
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For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768), or at www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-02-13/pdf/2019-0220 6. pdf.
Purpose of Program:
The Academies Program supports the establishment of:
(1) Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History and Civics that offer workshops for both veteran and new teachers to strengthen their knowledge of American history, civics, and government education (Presidential Academies); and (2) Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics that provide high school students opportunities to enrich their understanding of these subjects (Congressional Academies).
The Academies Program supports projects to raise student achievement in American history and civics by improving teachers’ and students’ knowledge, understanding, and engagement with these subjects through intensive workshops with scholars, master teachers, and curriculum experts.
Project activities should reflect the best available research and practice in teaching and learning.
This program is authorized under section 2232 of the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA).
Assistance Listing Number (ALN):
8 4. 422A.