Comments Invited on Charter School Program’s National Leadership Activities Grants

The U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program (CSP) invites public comment on the notice of proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions for CSP grants for National Leadership Activities, published in the December 3rd Federal Register. The Department may use these proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions for a National Leadership Activities competition in FY 2014 and beyond.

Proposed priorities included in this notice will be used to ensure that grant projects funded under future National Leadership Activities competitions address key policy issues currently facing charter schools and impact stakeholders on a national scale. The proposed priorities will also create incentives for organizations to improve the quality of charter schools by providing technical assistance and other types of support on issues of national significance and scope and by disseminating information to stakeholder

Comments on any of the proposed priorities, requirements, or definitions must be received on or before January 2, 2014. Address all comments and any additional requests for information about the notice to Brian Martin, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Room 4W224, Washington, D.C. 20202-5970. Or submit comments by email at this address: brian.martin@ed.gov. Be sure to include the term “National Leadership Activities” in the subject line of the email.

Click here for the full text of the notice, including instructions for commenting and the text of the proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions.

For more information, contact either Brian Martin at (202) 205-9085 or brian.martin@ed.gov or Erin Pfeltz at (202) 205-3525 or erin.pfeltz@ed.gov.

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