HBCUs Eligible for New Special Ed Grant
Historically Black colleges and other minority-serving institutions are eligible for a new U.S. Department of Education grant competition in special education.
The department is offering funds to projects that help prepare personnel to work with disabled children and youth, from infancy through the teen-age years. Projects may support field training or help students or current staff members meet state and professional standards.
Four-year grants of up to $200,000 are available under the just-announced competition, which has an application deadline of Jan. 26.
For applications, write to Education Publications Center, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, Md., 20794-1398; (877) 576-7734. Information also is in the Aug. 29 Federal Register, p. 52629. Details are available on the Web (http://ocfo.ed.gov/fedreg.htm).
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