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Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program—National Research and Development Center
CFDA # (or ED #) 84.206R Administering Office Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Who May Apply (by category) Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), State Education Agencies (SEAs) Who May Apply (specifically) Applicants also may include a consortium of IHEs and SEAs. Current Competitions None. Type of Assistance (by category) Cooperative Agreements Appropriations Fiscal Year 2005 Fiscal Year 2006 Fiscal Year 2007 $2,000,000 $1,741,000 $1,741,000

Fiscal Year 2007 Awards Information Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Number of New Awards Anticipated: 0 Number of Continuation Awards: 1 Average Continuation Award: $1,741,000 Legislative Citation Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended, Title V, Part D, Subpart 6, Sec. 5464(d); 20 U.S.C. 7253c(d) Program Regulations EDGAR Program Description The National Research Center for the Education of Gifted and Talented Youth conducts research for the purpose of carrying out activities described in Sec. 5464(b) of the statute including research on methods and techniques for identifying and teaching gifted and talented students and for using gifted and talented programs and methods to serve all students. It also conducts program evaluations and surveys. As part of its work, the center collects, analyzes, and develops information about gifted and talented education. Emphasis is given to the identification of and services for students traditionally not included in gifted and talented education, including individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP), individuals with disabilities, and individuals living under economically disadvantaged conditions. For information about research activities conducted by the center, see the list of statutory use of funds for demonstration projects under the Javits authority (see Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education, # 84.206A, under topical heading "Academic Improvement"). Types of Projects The center conducts a variety of research studies for the purpose of carrying out activities described in Sec. 5464(b) of the statute. Education Level (by category)

K–12 Subject Index Gifted, Research, Research and Development Contact Information Name Anne P. Sweet E-mail Address Anne.Sweet@ed.gov Mailing Address U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Suite 615B Washington, DC 20208-5573 Telephone 202-219-2043 Fax 202-219-2030 Links to Related Web Sites http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt.html http://www.ed.gov/programs/edresearchcenters/applicant.html http://www.ed.gov/programs/javits/index.html