U.S. Department of Education Accepting Applications for Charter Schools Program Grants for State Educational Agencies
The U.S. Department of Education is seeking applications for the Charter Schools Program Grants for State Educational Agencies. This grant competition has an estimated $160,000,000 in funds and anticipates making 8-12 awards.
The Charter Schools Program Grants for State Educational Agencies program is a competitive grant program that enables SEAs to run state-level grant competitions to support new high-quality public charter schools. The program also focuses on strengthening accountability across the charter school sector and on expanding access to high-quality charter schools for educationally disadvantaged students.
State educational agencies in states with a state statute specifically authorizing the establishment of charter schools may apply.
Applications are due June 1, 2016.
For more information about this grant opportunity, please visit http://innovation.ed.gov/what-we-do/charter-schools/charter-school-program-state-educational-agencies-sea/.
Please direct questions about this opportunity to Kathryn Meeley at Kathryn.Meeley@ed.gov.