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$13.5 Million Targeted for Federal Charter Schools Program's 2012 Replication and Expansion Grants Competition
Up to $13.5 million has been targeted for the federal Charter Schools Program's 2012 Grants Competition for Replication and Expansion, the U.S. Department of Education announced.
The grants are “designed to assist non-profit charter management organizations, and other entities that are not for-profit entities, in replicating or expanding high-quality charter schools with demonstrated records of success,” the Department stated, noting that applicants must have experience operating more than one high-quality charter school
The Department estimates there will be between 7 and 11 awards, according to the announcement. A preapplication webinar is scheduled for March 27, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. Please RSVP to email@example.com. Applications are due by May 7, 2012, and must be submitted through Grants.gov.
The Department’s website includes information about 2010 and 2011 grantees.