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New Jacob K. Javits Gifted & Talented Student Education Program Awards


Education Secretary DeVos announced $4,047,789 for fiscal year 2019 grant awards which recently resulted in making 10 new awards as part of the Jacob K Javits Gifted and Talented Education (Javits) Program. These grants provide funding to carry out a coordinated program of evidence-based research, demonstration projects, innovative strategies, and similar activities designed to build and enhance the capability of elementary schools and secondary schools nationwide to identify gifted and talented students. While the major emphasis of the program is on serving students traditionally underrepresented in gifted and talented programs, many of the projects focus on STEM-related activities and programming. In 2018, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education established new GPRA measures to collect data on the percentage of students served in the program who made gains on State assessments in mathematics and in science.STEM-related data will be collected and reported in fiscal year
While the major emphasis of the program is on serving students traditionally underrepresented in gifted and talented programs, many of the projects focus on STEM-related activities and programming. In 2018, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education established new GPRA measures to collect data on the percentage of students served in the program who made gains on State assessments in mathematics and in science.STEM-related data will be collected and reported in fiscal year (FY) 2021.See new grantees here [https://www2.ed.gov/programs/javits/awards.html?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=].New Perkins Innovation & Modernization Program Awards In September 2019,the Department awarded nine grants totaling $1,488,221. Each Perkins I&M grant recipient has been awarded funding for the first year of a three-year project period. Funding for years two and three is subject tot he availability of funds and to a grantee meeting the requirements for continued funding. At the end of the three-year project period, theSecretary may extend the grants for two additional years provided certain conditions are met. See new grantees here [https://cte.ed.gov/grants/innovation-and-modernization-grant-program?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=#lorainCounty].

(FY) 2021.See new grantees here [https://www2.ed.gov/programs/javits/awards.html?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=].