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For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
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Purpose of Program:
The Statewide, Longitudinal Data Systems program awards grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) to design, develop, and implement statewide, longitudinal data systems to efficiently and accurately manage, analyze, disaggregate, and use individual student data.
The Department's long-term goal in operating the program is to help all States create comprehensive P-20W (early learning through workforce) systems that foster the generation and use of accurate and timely data, support analysis and informed decision-making at all levels of the education system, increase the efficiency with which data may be analyzed to support the continuous improvement of education services and outcomes, facilitate research to improve student academic achievement and close achievement gaps, support education accountability systems, and simplify the processes used by SEAs to make education data transparent through Federal and public reporting.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 372A.
Applications for grants under the Statewide, Longitudinal Data Systems competition, CFDA Number 8 4. 372A, must be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site at http://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 e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
You may access the electronic grant application for the Statewide, Longitudinal Data Systems competition at http://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. 372, not 8 4. 372A).