Grant: $10,783,251 - Office of Elementary and Secondary Education - Jul. 24, 2009
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Award Description: Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act To provide grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) on a formula basis to (a) improve student academic achievement through the use of technology in schools; (b) assist all students in becoming technologically literate by the end of eighth grade; and (c) encourage the effective integration of technology with teacher training and curriculum development to establish successful research-based instructional methods.
Project Description: At least 95 percent of awards to SEAs must be used to make subgrants to LEAs. Half of the subgrant funds (the 95 percent) must be used for formula awards to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) that receive funds under Title I, Part A. The remaining one-half provides competitive awards to eligible local entities (see beneficiary eligibility). In the fiscal year 2006, Appropriations Act, the Congress included language allowing States to award up to 100 percent of funds competitively. The Congress has continued to provide this flexibility in FY 2009 in the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act. This flexibility also applies to the $650 million provided under the ARRA. Each LEA and eligible entity receiving funds under this program must use at least 25 percent of its funds to provide professional development; the remaining funds must be used carry out other activities consistent with the purposes of the program and the district's local technology plan. This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate which is referenced under 34 CFR 76.564- 76.569.
Jobs Summary: An indirect Technology support position. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|Virginia Beach Public School System||$238,321||VIRGINIA BEACH||VA|
|RICHMOND CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS||$323,489||RICHMOND||VA|
|The School Board of The City of Norfolk||$325,857||NORFOLK||VA|
|Fairfax County Public Schools||$347,842||FALLS CHURCH||VA|