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School Improvement
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Alaska Native Education Equity
Also Known as Alaska Native Education Program CFDA # (or ED #) 84.356A Administering Office Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) Who May Apply (by category) Nonprofit Organizations, Other Organizations and/or Agencies Who May Apply (specifically) Alaska Native organizations, education entities with experience in developing or operating Alaska Native programs or programs of instruction conducted in Alaska Native languages, cultural and community-based organizations with experience in developing or operating programs to benefit Alaska Natives, and consortia of organizations may apply. A state education agency (SEA) or local education agency (LEA) may apply as part of a consortium involving an Alaska Native organization. The consortium may include other eligible applicants. Current Competitions FY 2007 application deadline expected: March 5, 2007. Type of Assistance (by category) Discretionary/Competitive Grants Appropriations Fiscal Year 2005 Fiscal Year 2006 Fiscal Year 2007 $34,224,000 $33,907,500 $33,907,000

Fiscal Year 2007 Awards Information Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Number of Anticipated New Awards: 5–8 Average New Award: $450,000 Range of New Awards: $300,000–$600,000 Number of Continuation Awards: 45–50 Average Continuation Award: $500,000 Range of Continuation Awards: $200,000–$1,000,000 Legislative Citation Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended, Title VII, Part C Program Regulations EDGAR Program Description The overall purpose is to meet the unique education needs of Alaska Natives and to support supplemental education programs to benefit Alaska Natives. Types of Projects Allowable activities include, but are not limited to, the development of curricula and education programs that address the education needs of Alaska Native students, and the development and operation of student enrichment programs in science and mathematics. Eligible activities also include professional development for educators, activities carried out through Even Start (# 84.213) programs and Head Start programs, family literacy services, and dropout prevention programs. Education Level (by category)

Adult, K–12, Pre-K Subject Index Alaska Natives, Dropouts, Infants, Language, Languages, Parents, Preschool Education Contact Information Name E-mail Address Mailing Address Alexis Fisher Alexis.Fisher@ed.gov U.S. Department of Education, OESE Academic Improvement and Teacher Quality Programs Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Rm. 3W217 Washington, DC 20202-6140 Telephone 202-401-0281 Toll-free Telephone 1-800-872-532 or 800-USA-LEARN Fax 202-260-8969

Links to Related Web Sites http://www.ed.gov/programs/alaskanative/index.html