From The Federal Register

According to the Federal Register, the government is still invested in collecting data on its students and families.

Education Department – Notices

Agency Information Collection Activities;
Comment Request; U.S. Department of Education Supplemental Information for the SF-424 Form.
Comment period ends in 61 days (07/07/2014)

Agency Information Collection Activities;
Comment Request; 2015 National Household Education Survey (NHES 2015) Full Scale Data Collection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Comment period ends in 61 days (07/07/2014)

Agency Information Collection Activities;
Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval;
Comment Request; Charter School Authorizer Annual Update
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Comment period ends in 30 days (06/06/2014)

Also, LEA’s can apply for federal grants to address student discipline and learning conditions and to improve results for students with disabilities.

Education Department – Applications for New Awards:

School Climate Transformation Grant Program-Local Educational Agency Grants
The School Climate Transformation Grant Program—State Educational Agency Grants provides competitive grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) to develop, enhance, or expand statewide systems of support for, and technical assistance to, local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools implementing an evidence-based, multi-tiered behavioral framework for improving behavioral outcomes and learning conditions for all students.
Applications Available: May 7, 2014.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 23, 2014.
Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 20, 2014.

Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals With Disabilities-National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning
The purposes of the Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program [1] are to improve results for children with disabilities by: (1) Promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) supporting educational media activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities; (3) providing support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and (4) providing accessible educational materials to students with disabilities in a timely manner.
Applications Available: May 9, 2014.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 23, 2014.
Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 22, 2014.

There is no shortage of data or funding.

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