Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA): Native American and Alaska Native Children in School (NAM) Program Assistance Listing Number 84.365C
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Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
1. Eligible Applicants: The following entities, when they operate elementary, secondary, or postsecondary schools primarily for Native American children (including Alaska Native children), are eligible applicants under this program: (a) Indian Tribes. (b) Tribally sanctioned educational authorities. (c) Native Hawaiian or Native American Pacific Islander Native language educational organizations. (d) Elementary schools or secondary schools that are operated or funded by the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education, or a consortium of these schools. (e) Elementary schools or secondary schools operated under a contract with or grant from the Bureau of Indian Education in consortium with another such school or a Tribal or community organization. (f) Elementary schools or secondary schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Education and an IHE, in consortium with an elementary school or secondary school operated under a contract with or a grant from the Bureau of Indian Education or a Tribal or community organization.Note: Eligible applicants applying as a consortium should read and follow the regulations in 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129. Under section 3112(c) of the ESEA, EL students served under NAM grants must not be included in the child count submitted by a school district under section 3114(a) for purposes of receiving funding under the English Language Acquisition State Grants program.
Department of Education
Dec 18, 2020
Mar 03, 2021 Applications Available: December 18, 2020. Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: January 4, 2021. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 3, 2021. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 3, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celeste McLaughlin, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, room 4W206, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 453-6054. Email: [email protected]
Last Updated Date:
Dec 18, 2020
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Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768),or at www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-02-13/pdf/2019-02206.pdf. The purpose of the NAM program is to award grants to eligible entities to develop and enhance capacity to provide effective instruction and support to Native American and Alaska Native students, including Native Hawaiian and Native American Pacific Islander students, who are identified as English learners (ELs). The goal of this program is to support the teaching, learning, and studying of Native American languages while also increasing the English language proficiency and academic achievement of students served. Assistance Listing Number 84.365C.
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