From Federal Sources
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U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley recently announced 101 grant awards, totaling more than $21 million, to help improve bilingual-teacher quality. The recipients are listed below by program and state.
California. State University, Fresno, $138,566; Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Pomona, $236,637; San Francisco State University, $249, 934. Connecticut. New Haven Public Schools, $165,004. Colorado. University of Colorado, Denver, $215,000; Fort Lewis College, Durango, $116,657. Federated States of Micronesia. College of Micronesia, Kolonia, $246,230. Hawaii. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, $249,945. Kansas. Kansas State University, Manhattan, $170,000; University of Kansas Center for Research, Lawrence, $160,893. Rhode Island. Brown University, Providence, $238,535.
Missouri. Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, $215,000. Montana. Montana State University-Billings, $239,032; Stone Child College, Box Elder, $212,916. Nebraska. Board of Regents, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, $226,523. New Mexico. Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, $246,641. Ohio. University of Findlay, Findlay, $249,235. Oregon. Southern Oregon University, Ashland, $226,500. Puerto Rico. Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Aguadilla Campus, $165,645. Texas. Texas Woman's University, Denton, $239,153; Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, $191,765; University of Texas at El Paso, $199,817. Washington. Washington State University, Pullman, $196,058. Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, $213,774.
Training for All Teachers:
Alaska. Sealaska Heritage Foundation, Juneau, $195,984. Arizona. Washington Elementary School District #6, Phoenix, $268,279. California. Orange County Department of Education, Costa Mesa, $226,569; California State-Long Beach Foundation, $281,360; Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, $194,624; Oakland Unified School District, $115,165; California Youth Authority, Sacramento, $185,921; Los Angeles Unified School District, Van Nuys, $178,500. Colorado. University of Colorado, Denver, $379,668. District of Columbia. District of Columbia Public Schools, $157,867. Florida. Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, $262,774; University of South Florida, Tampa, $222,307.
Hawaii. Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, $204,410. Illinois. Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, $139,589; Chicago Public Schools, $208,872; Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, $146,156; Rockford Public Schools, $252,365. Kansas. Emporia Unified School District 253, $156,016. Massachusetts. Trustees of Boston University, $145,028; University of Massachusetts Lowell, $124,742; Springfield Public Schools, $300,000. Michigan. Macomb Intermediate School District, Clinton Township, $197,046.
North Carolina. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, $250,000. North Dakota. Turtle Mountain Community College, Belcourt, $183,211. New Hampshire. University of New Hampshire, Durham, $98,718. New Mexico. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, $249,505. New York. Research Foundation of SUNY, Albany, $281,054; Bank Street College of Education, New York, $120,803; Community School District 4, New York, $218,961. Oregon. Lewis and Clark College, Portland, $158,800. Pennsylvania. School District of Philadelphia, $299,788.
Educational Personnel Training:
Arizona. Carol A. Evans College of Education, Tucson, $202,089. California. Los Angeles Unified School District, $101,290; InterAmerican College, National City, $145,041; Sonoma State University Academic Foundation, Rohnert Park, $173,039; California State University-Sacramento, $179,351; San Francisco Unified School District, $236,260; National Hispanic University, San Jose, $249,400. Colorado. Regents of the University of Colorado, Boulder, $437,906. Connecticut. Fairfield University, Fairfield, $156,740; University of Connecticut, Storrs, $250,000. District of Columbia. District of Columbia Public Schools, $238,022; Georgetown University, $151,098; George Washington University, $249,756. Florida. Florida International University, Miami, $222,830.
Idaho. Boise State University, $469,812. Illinois. Chicago State University, $146,910. Kansas. Kansas State University, Manhattan, $216,295. Massachusetts. Lesley College, Cambridge, $223,176; Salem State University, $216,059. Maine. University of Maine, Orono, $236,260. Minnesota. Southwest and West Central Service Cooperatives, Marshall, $199,815. Montana. Office of Public Instruction, Helena, $99,944. North Carolina. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, $250,000. New Mexico. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, $200,219. New York. Long Island University, Brookeville, $231,908; Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, $183,238; Adelphi University, Garden City, $245,434; Community School District 6, New York, $249,233; Research Foundation, Hunter College, New York, $171,484.
Oklahoma. University of Oklahoma, Norman, $90,055. Oregon. Southern Oregon University, Ashland, $165,000; Lewis and Clark College, Portland, $206,895. Rhode Island. Brown University, Providence, $206,560. Texas. University of Texas at Austin, $164,554; Southern Methodist University, Dallas, $243,839; University of Texas at El Paso, $196,514; University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, $180,736; Houston Baptist University, $231,030; University of St. Thomas, Houston, $229,154; Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, $247,566.
STATE TEACHER-QUALITY ENHANCEMENT GRANTS
The U.S. Department of Education has also awarded 24 grants to support statewide initiatives that strengthen teacher-certification standards, hold institutions of higher education accountable for preparing highly qualified teachers, and create alternative pathways into teaching for qualified individuals. The awards are listed below by state.
Alabama. State of Alabama, Montgomery, $360,800. Arkansas. Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Little Rock, $583,250. California. State of California, Sacramento, $3,257,866. Connecticut. Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, $595,640. Georgia. State of Georgia, Atlanta, $3,889,680. Indiana. Indiana Professional Standards Board, Indianapolis, $1,331,000. Maryland. Maryland Department of Education, Baltimore, $1,988,055. Massachusetts. Massachusetts Department of Education, Malden, $1,415,906. Nebraska. Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, $709,128. Nevada. Nevada Department of Education, Carson City, $55,890.
New Mexico. New Mexico Commission on Higher Education, Santa Fe, $567,640. North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, $3,058,454. Ohio. Ohio Department of Education, $1,533,141. Oregon. Board of Higher Education, Eugene, $1,964,169. COMMENTMODERhode Island. Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, $1,131,148. South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, $584,778. Tennessee. Tennessee Department of Education, Nashville, $203,904. Texas. Texas State Board of Education, Austin, $3,959,118. Utah. Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City, $1,058,586.
Vermont. Vermont Department of Education, Montpelier. $1,087,702. Washington. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia, $1,198,123. West Virginia. West Virginia Department of Education, Charleston, $762,310. Wisconsin. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Madison, $1,152,360. Wyoming. State of Wyoming, Cheyenne, $951,352.
TEACHER-RECRUITMENT PARTNERSHIP GRANTS
Secretary Riley recently announced the recipients of 28 teacher-recruitment grants that aim to support partnerships between universities and school districts to attract undergraduates to teaching. The recipients are listed below by state.
Alabama. Alabama State University, Montgomery, $395,314; Troy State University at Dothan, $213,485. California. Los Angeles Unified School District, $303,470; University of California, Los Angeles, $375,926; Oakland Unified School District, $345,840; National Hispanic University, San Jose, $318,849; San Diego State University Foundation, $492,669; San Jose University Foundation, $191,782; California State University, Monterey Bay, Seaside, $427,990. Colorado. Colorado Partnership for Educational Renewal, Northglenn, $465,677. Connecticut. Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, $301,232. Delaware. University of Delaware, Newark, $308,174. Georgia. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, $345,934.
Hawaii. Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, $270,620. Idaho. University of Idaho, Moscow, $315,148. Indiana. Indiana University, Gary, $308,840. Missouri. University of Missouri, St. Louis, $431,056. North Dakota. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, $367,371. New Jersey. Kean University, Union, $457,431; Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, $287,786. New York. City of New York, Bronx, $410,389; Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, $303,214; Bank Street College of Education, New York, $320,623. Tennessee. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, $456,236. Texas. University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, $424,382; Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, $244,568. Virginia. Norfolk State University, $255,556. Wisconsin. Milwaukee Public Schools, $287,438.
PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS PROGRAM
President Clinton recently announced that the Department of Education has awarded over $95 million in grants to help meet the for charter schools. The grants are listed below by category and state.
New Grants for Charter Schools:
Alaska. Alaska Department of Education, Juneau, $526,316. Arkansas. Arkansas Department of Education, Little Rock, $368,421. Arizona. Flagstaff Arts & Leadership Academy, $80,350; Fountain Hills Charter School, Fountain Hills, $113,100; East Valley Academy, Gilbert, $114,000; Destiny School, Globe, $100,000; Desert Pathways Charter School, Mesa, $100,000; Sonoran Desert School, Mesa, $105,000; Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center, Phoenix, $96,000; Phoenix School of Academic Excellence, $102,638; School for the Advancement of Gifted Education, Phoenix, $100,000; Villa Montessori, Phoenix, $92,000; Westwind Academy, Phoenix, $107,000; Mountain Oak Charter School, Prescott, $117,800; Project YES Middle School, South Tucson, $95,000; Arizona State University, Tempe, $121,543; D.W. Higgins Institute, Tempe, $131,593; Davis Education Center, Tucson, $100,000; Laurent Clerc Elementary School, Tucson, $115,838; PPEP & Affiliates, Tuscon, $142,949; Tolani Lake Elementary School Academy, Winslow, $102,500.
Connecticut. Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, $1,203,572. Delaware. Delaware Department of Education, Dover, $723,529. District of Columbia. District of Columbia Public Schools, $1,736,842. Florida. Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, $7,276,500. Hawaii. Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, $2,631,579. Idaho. Idaho Department of Education, Boise, $842,105. Illinois. Illinois Department of Education, Springfield, $1,147,368. North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Education, Raleigh, $4,527,600. Nevada. Gateways to Success Charter School, Fallon, $117,100; Sierra Nevada Academy, Reno, $100,000. New Hampshire. Kearsarge Charter Middle School, Bradford, $32,363. New Jersey. New Jersey Department of Education, Trenton, $2,763,120. New York. New York State Department of Education, Albany, $4,423,053. Oklahoma. Oklahoma Department of Education, Oklahoma City, $800,000. Oregon. Oregon Department of Education, Salem, $2,000,000. Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Department of Education, Hato Rey, $2,625,000. Utah. Utah Department of Education, Salt Lake City, $500,000. Virginia. Virginia Department of Education, Richmond, $631,579. Wisconsin. Wisconsin Department of Education, Madison, $4,000,000.
Continuations Grants for Charter Schools:
Arkansas. Little Rock School District, $47,349. Arizona. Desert Springs Scholastic Institute, Gilbert, $100,000; Career Pathways Academy, Glendale, $74,687; Desert Technology High School, Lake Havasu, $118,000; The Learning Institute, Phoenix, $50,935; Precision Academy, Phoenix, $100,000; The Village, Phoenix, $103,714; Paragon Management Inc., Surprise, $98,250; Integrity Education Center, Tempe, $87,200; Ha:san Preparatory and Leadership School, Tucson, $103,714; Little Singer Community Junior High School, Winslow, $111,400; Seba Dalkai School Board, Winslow, $101,000. California. California Department of Education, Sacramento, $12,631,579. Colorado. Colorado Department of Education, Denver, $3,850,000. Georgia. Georgia Department of Education, Atlanta, $2,421,053. Hawaii. Waialae Charter School, Honolulu, $71,780; Lanikai Elementary School, Kailua, $156,900.
Louisiana. Louisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge, $1,006,452. Massachusetts. Massachusetts Department of Education, Malden, $3,756,432. Michigan. Michigan Department of Education, Lansing, $6,000,000. Minnesota. Minnesota Department of Education, St. Paul, $4,646,666. Mississippi. Cleveland School District, $107,785. Missouri. Missouri Department of Education, Jefferson City, $1,706,677. Nevada. I Can Do Anything Inc., Reno, $113,825. New Hampshire. Bedford Academy, Bedford, $25,300; Tamworth Charter High School, Tamworth, $25,000. Ohio. Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, $3,157,895. Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisburg, $2,333,333. Rhode Island. Rhode Island Department of Education, Providence, $220,050. South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, $1,447,297. Texas. Texas Education Agency, Austin, $9,473,685.
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