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Public Charter Schools Dissemination Grant Program

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

The federal Public Charter School Dissemination Grant Program (PCSGP) is administered by the Charter Schools Division. Grants are reviewed by peer evaluators and awarded on a competitive basis to charter schools that will disseminate best practices likely to significantly improve academic achievement and reduce achievement gaps in California's K-12 public education system.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Dissemination grants are available to charter schools that have been serving students for at least three consecutive years, have met Academic Performance Index (API) growth targets for at least two of the prior three years, and have demonstrated substancial progress in improving student academic achievement.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
20 U.S. Code sections 7221-7221j
Source / Type State, Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
4610 / 8290
Total Available $3,000,000
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
July 11, 2008
Due Date August 11, 2008
Expected
Notification Date
November 7, 2008

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r1/pcsdgp08rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r1/pcsdgp08result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Michelle Ruskovsky
Phone : 916-322-1755
E-mail : mruskofsky@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Hilda Garcia
Phone : 916-445-6761
E-mail : HGarcia@cde.ca.gov
Division Charter School Division
Phone : 916-322-6029
Fax : 916-322-1465

Last Modified: November 6, 2008

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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