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RTT-ELC QRIS Evaluation

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

Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) has two required components of its evaluation: validating, using research-based measures, whether the tiers in The California Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System accurately reflect differential levels of program quality; and assessing, using appropriate research designs and measures of progress, the extent to which changes in quality ratings are related to progress in learning, development, and school readiness.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Individuals, institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The applicant must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California (registered with the Secretary of State). With the exception of applicants whose legal status precludes incorporation (i.e., public agencies, sole proprietorships, partnerships), contractors that are not fully incorporated by the deadline for submitting proposals will be disqualified.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Applicants must not be affiliated or have ties with any of the California RTT-ELC Consortia.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
PL 111-5 and 112-10.14005 and 14006, Division A, of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as amended by section 1832(B) of Division B of Public Law 112-10, the Department of Defense and Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011. (CFDA 84.412A)
Source / Type Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5037 / 8290
Total Available $5,000,000
Recipient
Amount
Up to $5,000,000.00
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding will be awarded to the lowest bidder meeting the contract performance requirements.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
September 23, 2013
Due Date October 24, 2013
Expected
Notification Date
November 13, 2013

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r2/rttelcqriseval13rfp.asp
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Channa Hewawickrama
Phone : 916-323-3034
E-mail : chewawickrama@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Karin Peterson
Phone : 916-322-4855
E-mail : kpeterso@cde.ca.gov
Division Early Education & Support Division
Phone : 916-322-6233
Fax : 916-445-4871

Last Modified: October 10, 2013

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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