Federal Charter Schools Program Invites Public Comment on National Leadership Activities Notice of Proposed Priorities, Requirements, and Definitions

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Posted: December 4, 2013

The U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program is inviting public comment on its notice of proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions for CSP Grants for National Leadership Activities.

The notice was published in the Federal Register on December 3, 2013.

The Department stated that it "may use these proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions for a National Leadership Activities competition in FY2014 and beyond.

"Proposed priorities included in this notice will be used to ensure that grant projects funded under future National Leadership Activities competitions address key policy issues currently facing charter schools, and impact stakeholders on a national scale. The proposed priorities will also create incentives for organizations to improve the quality of charter schools by providing technical assistance and other types of support on issues of national significance and scope and by disseminating information to stakeholders."

Comments must be submitted on or before January 2, 2014. Comments and any additional requests for information about the notice should be submitted to Brian Martin, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 4W224, Washington, D.C. 20202-5970 or brian.martin@ed.gov. The term “National Leadership Activities” must be included in the subject line.

For more information, contact Brian Martin at (202) 205-9085 or by email at brian.martin@ed.gov or Erin Pfeltz at (202) 205-3525 or by email at erin.pfeltz@ed.gov.