From the Federal Register:
Applications for New Awards; American History and Civics Education-National Activities Grants
Purpose of Program: The American History and Civics Education—National Activities Grants Program promotes innovative instruction, learning strategies, and professional development in American history, civics and government, and geography, with an emphasis on activities and programs that benefit low-income students and underserved populations.
This competition provides funding to support the development, implementation, expansion, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based instructional approaches and professional development activities and programs in American history, civics and government, and geography in elementary and secondary schools. This competition includes an absolute priority for projects serving high-need students to help these students improve learning outcomes for these students. This competition includes an absolute priority for projects that show potential to improve student achievement in, and teaching of, these subjects, and that demonstrate innovation, scalability, accountability, and a focus on underserved populations. Additionally, we include a competitive preference priority for projects that leverage technology to support professional development and instructional practice, which may lead to increased student engagement and help accelerate learning.
Type of Award: Discretionary grants.
Estimated Available Funds: $1,700,000.
Estimated Range of Awards: $200,000-$700,000 per year.
Estimated Average Size of Awards: $500,000 per year.
Estimated Number of Awards: 2-7
Eligible Applicants: An institution of higher education or other nonprofit or for-profit organization with demonstrated expertise in the development of evidence-based approaches with the potential to improve the quality of American history, civics and government, or geography learning and teaching.
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Could this be another way of funneling educational tax dollars to Pearson since they are loosing money due to the Opt-out movement?
The history of the United States has never been told truthfully, there can be no demonstration of expertise by anyone.
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