Applications for New Awards; Promise Neighborhoods Program-Implementation Grant Competition
Estimated Available Funds: $29,800,000.
Estimated Number of Awards: 3-5.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; IES Research Training Program Surveys
Abstract: The surveys are for participants in the fellowship research training programs and the non-fellowship research training programs funded by Institute of Education Sciences. IES’s fellowship programs include predoctoral training . . . and postdoctoral training . . . ”
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Magnet Schools Assistance Program Application for Grants (1894-0001)
Abstract: The Magnet Schools Assistance program provides grants to eligible local educational agencies to establish and operate magnet schools that are operated under a court-ordered or federally approved voluntary desegregation plan. These grants assist in the desegregation of public schools by supporting the elimination, reduction, and prevention of minority group isolation in elementary and secondary schools with substantial numbers of minority group students.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies 2017 National Supplement
Abstract: The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies is a cyclical, large-scale study of adult skills and life experiences focusing on education and employment, designed internationally to assess adults in different countries over a broad range of abilities, from simple reading to complex problem-solving skills, and to collect information on individuals’ skill use and background.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) Performance Reports
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Study of the Title III Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program
Of the six federally funded programs listed in the Federal Register only two concentrate on the education of children and those are data collection expenditures.
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