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Funds are provided for programs focusing on the expansion of the use of technology in career and technical education, professional development, curriculum development, integrating academics and career/technical studies, developing partnerships with area technical colleges, postsecondary schools, business and industry, and parents, nontraditional training and employment, equipment for new/modified programs, career, technical and agricultural education (CTAE) assessments, and industry certification programs. Funds are also awarded to support the following program areas: Perkins IV-Program Improvement Grant, Perkins IV-Professional Development Grant, Perkins IV-Education and Career Partnership Grant, CTAE Supervision Grant, Ag Young Farmer Grant, Ag Food Processing Grant, CTAE Extended-Year Grant, Career-Related Grant, CTE High Schools that Work Grant, Ag Extended-Year Grant, CTAE Apprenticeship Grant, Industry Certification Grant, Ag Extended-Day Grant, CTAE Extended Day Grant, CTAE FCCLA Grant, Middle School Support Grant, and Capital Equipment Grant.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.14(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded annually to eligible recipients who submit to the Georgia Department of Education a request for funding through the Local Plan for Improving Career and Technical Education. Grant funds are from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, (Perkins IV) Public Law 105.332 and state-appropriated funds.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.14(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Local units of administration; public colleges and universities; nationally recognized centers participating in state consortia; nationally recognized specialized industry organization; state agencies, e.g., the Department of Technical and Adult Education, Department of Children and Youth Services, and Department of Corrections, are eligible to apply and receive funds as identified by federal law and as outlined in the Local Plan for Improving Career and Technical Education.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.14(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Grants are awarded to eligible recipients upon satisfactory completion of the application and submission of statements of assurances of willingness to adhere to rules adopted by the Georgia Board of Education. Criteria for awarding grant funds are listed annually in the Local Plan for Improving Career and Technical Education. Applications are evaluated by a department review committee and an external review committee. Federal Basic Grant Funds are distributed by formula to eligible recipients whose applications are approved by review committees.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.14(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> By April of each year, the department publishes the Local Plan for Improving Career and Technical Education and conducts statewide meetings to inform eligible recipients about available grants and completion of applications. Applications are due on the date specified in the guidelines, and grants are awarded for each fiscal year. Requests for information and applications should be made to the Division of Career Technical and Agricultural Education, Georgia Department of Education, 1752 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.15" name="160-1-4-.15" title="160-1-4-.15">Rule 160-1-4-.15 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.16" name="160-1-4-.16" title="160-1-4-.16">Rule 160-1-4-.16 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.17" name="160-1-4-.17" title="160-1-4-.17">Rule 160-1-4-.17 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.18" name="160-1-4-.18" title="160-1-4-.18">Rule 160-1-4-.18 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.19" name="160-1-4-.19" title="160-1-4-.19">Rule 160-1-4-.19 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.20" name="160-1-4-.20" title="160-1-4-.20">Rule 160-1-4-.20 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.21" name="160-1-4-.21" title="160-1-4-.21">Rule 160-1-4-.21 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.22" name="160-1-4-.22" title="160-1-4-.22">Rule 160-1-4-.22 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.23" name="160-1-4-.23" title="160-1-4-.23">Rule 160-1-4-.23 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.24" name="160-1-4-.24" title="160-1-4-.24">Rule 160-1-4-.24 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.25" name="160-1-4-.25" title="160-1-4-.25">Rule 160-1-4-.25 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.26" name="160-1-4-.26" title="160-1-4-.26">Rule 160-1-4-.26 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.27" name="160-1-4-.27" title="160-1-4-.27">Rule 160-1-4-.27 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.28" name="160-1-4-.28" title="160-1-4-.28">Rule 160-1-4-.28 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.29" name="160-1-4-.29" title="160-1-4-.29">Rule 160-1-4-.29 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.30" name="160-1-4-.30" title="160-1-4-.30">Rule 160-1-4-.30 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.31" name="160-1-4-.31" title="160-1-4-.31">Rule 160-1-4-.31 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.32" name="160-1-4-.32" title="160-1-4-.32">Rule 160-1-4-.32 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.33" name="160-1-4-.33" title="160-1-4-.33">Rule 160-1-4-.33 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.34" name="160-1-4-.34" title="160-1-4-.34">Rule 160-1-4-.34 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.35" name="160-1-4-.35" title="160-1-4-.35">Rule 160-1-4-.35 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.36" name="160-1-4-.36" title="160-1-4-.36">Rule 160-1-4-.36 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.37" name="160-1-4-.37" title="160-1-4-.37">Rule 160-1-4-.37 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.38" name="160-1-4-.38" title="160-1-4-.38">Rule 160-1-4-.38 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.39" name="160-1-4-.39" title="160-1-4-.39">Rule 160-1-4-.39 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.40" name="160-1-4-.40" title="160-1-4-.40">Rule 160-1-4-.40 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.41" name="160-1-4-.41" title="160-1-4-.41">Rule 160-1-4-.41 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.42" name="160-1-4-.42" title="160-1-4-.42">Rule 160-1-4-.42 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.43" name="160-1-4-.43" title="160-1-4-.43">Rule 160-1-4-.43 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.44" name="160-1-4-.44" title="160-1-4-.44">Rule 160-1-4-.44 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.45" name="160-1-4-.45" title="160-1-4-.45">Rule 160-1-4-.45 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.46" name="160-1-4-.46" title="160-1-4-.46">Rule 160-1-4-.46 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.47" name="160-1-4-.47" title="160-1-4-.47">Rule 160-1-4-.47 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.48" name="160-1-4-.48" title="160-1-4-.48">Rule 160-1-4-.48 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.49" name="160-1-4-.49" title="160-1-4-.49">Rule 160-1-4-.49 IDEA Part B Funds - Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Autism</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.49(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>Under provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the State of Georgia receives grant funds from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of the Act is to provide grants to states to assist them in providing a free appropriate public education to all students with disabilities. A portion of these funds is used to support the programs of the Georgia Network of Educational and Therapeutic Services (GNETS) which provides educational services to the most severely involved of the population of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (SEBD). The goal of the GNETS is to provide, through cooperative efforts, comprehensive educational services to any student with SEBD or autism, anywhere in Georgia. Each school system in Georgia is served by one of the 24 regional programs of the GNETS. Either a local school board or a regional educational services agency (RESA) serves as fiscal agent for each of the programs. The IDEA Part B Funds - SEBD and Autism are expended to provide for the excess cost of special education and support services for students served by the programs of the GNETS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.49(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>Grant funds are allocated to the local school districts or RESAs serving as fiscal agents for each of the GNETS programs during each fiscal year beginning on July 1. Grantees agree to adhere to rules adopted by the State Board of Education and applicable federal regulations in 34 CFR Part 300.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.49(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>Eligible recipients are the local school boards or RESAs serving as fiscal agents. Fiscal agents are determined by the local school districts in each of 24 regions of the GNETS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.49(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award. </B>Grant funds flow to the fiscal agents following the submission and acceptance of project proposals developed by each fiscal agent in coordination with the program director, outlining program objectives, services, staffing patterns and budgets for the coming fiscal year.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.49(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>The proposal format is sent to the 24 fiscal agents, as identified by the local areas, in March. Each proposal is due by mid-May to be considered by the Georgia Board of Education at its June meeting. Monies are awarded for approved proposals in July. Requests for information, directions or assistance for completing the proposal should be made to the Division for Exceptional Students, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.50" name="160-1-4-.50" title="160-1-4-.50">Rule 160-1-4-.50 IDEA Funds - Statewide Special Education Projects</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.50(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. Under provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Title VI-B and Section 619, the State of Georgia receives grant funds from the Office of Special Education Programs, the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of the Act is to provide grants to states to assist them in providing a free appropriate public education to all students with disabilities, ages 3-21. A percentage of these funds is discretionary, and a portion is used to provide statewide technical assistance, staff development, training and similar activities to assist local school systems in their provision of special education to students with disabilities. These activities are specified in the State Program Plan for Special Education, which is approved by the State Board of Education and the U.S. Department of Education. The activities include the Georgia Project for Assistive Technology, Positive Behavior Support of Georgia, and Georgia Instructional Materials Center.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.50(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Grant funds are allocated to the local school systems and regional educational services agencies (RESAs) serving as fiscal agents for these projects. The grantees agree to adhere to rules adopted by the State Board of Education and applicable federal regulations in 34 CFR Part 300.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.50(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Eligible recipients are the RESAs or local school boards serving as fiscal agents for these projects.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.50(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Grant funds flow to the fiscal agents following the submission of project proposals, which must be reviewed and approved by department staff. As per Georgia Department of Education procedures for federal funds, the fiscal agents then request these funds quarterly on a reimbursement basis.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.50(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. The project proposals are due to the department in the spring of each year. Requests for information, directions or assistance for completing the proposal should be made to the Division for Exceptional Students Unit, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-5040.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.51" name="160-1-4-.51" title="160-1-4-.51">Rule 160-1-4-.51 IDEA Funds - Georgia Learning Resources System</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.51(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>Under provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Title VI-B, the State of Georgia receives grant funds from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of the Act is to provide grants to states to assist them in providing a free appropriate public education to all students with disabilities. A portion of these funds is used to support the programs of the Georgia Learning Resources System (GLRS). The goal of the GLRS is to provide necessary support services to parents and personnel who work with students with disabilities. Each school system in Georgia is served by one of the 17 regional programs of the GLRS. Either a local school board or a Regional Educational Services Agency (RESA) serves as fiscal agent for each of the programs.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.51(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>Grant funds are allocated to the local school districts or RESAs servicing as fiscal agents for each of the GLRS during each fiscal year beginning on July 1. Grantees agree to adhere to rules adopted by the State Board of Education and applicable federal regulations in 34 CFR Part 300.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.51(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>Eligible recipients are the local boards of education or RESAs serving as fiscal agents. Fiscal agents are determined by the school systems in each of the 17 regions of the GLRS.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.51(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Grant funds flow to the fiscal agents following the submission and approval of project proposals developed by each fiscal agent in coordination with the program director, outlining programs, goals, objectives, activities, personnel and budgets for the coming fiscal year.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.51(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> The proposal format is sent to the 17 fiscal agents as identified by the local areas, each April. Proposals are due to the Department by early May for consideration by the State Board of Education at its June meeting. Monies are awarded for approved proposals beginning July 1. Requests for information, directions, or assistance for completing the proposal should be made to the Division for Exceptional Students, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.52" name="160-1-4-.52" title="160-1-4-.52">Rule 160-1-4-.52 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.53" name="160-1-4-.53" title="160-1-4-.53">Rule 160-1-4-.53 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.54" name="160-1-4-.54" title="160-1-4-.54">Rule 160-1-4-.54 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.55" name="160-1-4-.55" title="160-1-4-.55">Rule 160-1-4-.55 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.56" name="160-1-4-.56" title="160-1-4-.56">Rule 160-1-4-.56 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.57" name="160-1-4-.57" title="160-1-4-.57">Rule 160-1-4-.57 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.58" name="160-1-4-.58" title="160-1-4-.58">Rule 160-1-4-.58 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.59" name="160-1-4-.59" title="160-1-4-.59">Rule 160-1-4-.59 Program for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth/Education of Homeless Children and Youth Subgrants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.59(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The Program for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth was established to administer the state activities for the education of homeless children and youth. Mandated state activity includes making grants to local school systems to facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success of children and youth and increase the level of coordination between schools and agencies serving homeless children and youth.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.59(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Discretionary and continuation grants are awarded annually, based upon need and quality of application dependent upon appropriation of federal funds. Recipients agree to adhere to Section 723 of P.L. 100-77, as amended by P.L. 103-382 and <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/us/books/Code_of_Federal_Regulations/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=76&amp;title=34#" target="_newtab">34 CFR 76</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.59(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Local school systems are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.59(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Applications are reviewed and ranked on a competitive basis in accordance with criteria set forth in Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act reauthorized as Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 by a peer review process appointed by the Georgia Department of Education.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.59(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Notification of the availability of applications is sent to all local educational agency superintendents when a competition has been scheduled. Applications are available in March, and completed applications are due in May. Grants are awarded in August. Requests for applications and information should be made to the Program for Education of Homeless Children and Youth, Federal Programs, Georgia Department of Education, 1858 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-5030.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.60" name="160-1-4-.60" title="160-1-4-.60">Rule 160-1-4-.60 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.61" name="160-1-4-.61" title="160-1-4-.61">Rule 160-1-4-.61 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.62" name="160-1-4-.62" title="160-1-4-.62">Rule 160-1-4-.62 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.63" name="160-1-4-.63" title="160-1-4-.63">Rule 160-1-4-.63 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.64" name="160-1-4-.64" title="160-1-4-.64">Rule 160-1-4-.64 Even Start Family Literacy Program</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.64(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The purpose of Even Start Programs is to provide grants to improve the educational opportunities of children and adults by integrating early childhood education and adult education for parents into a unified program. The program shall be implemented through cooperative projects that build on existing community resources to create a new range of services.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.64(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Grants may be awarded for a period not to exceed four years. Recipients seeking grants for the second, third, or fourth fiscal year agree to submit the necessary documentation for determining whether progress is being made toward meeting the objectives of the project. Recipients also agree to adhere to the provisions of 34 CFR Part 212.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.64(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Local educational agencies and community-based organizations, in cooperation with local educational agencies, are eligible to apply for grants.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.64(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Competitive grants are awarded upon the review of applications by a panel appointed by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL). Applications are ranked according to the established criteria. Applications must include information about the identification and recruitment of eligible families; screening and preparation of parents and children for participation; design of the programs and provision of support services; instructional programs that promote adult literacy, training parents to support the educational growth of their children and preparation of children for success in regular school programs; special training for staff to develop skills to work with parents and young children in the full range of instructional services; provision of and monitoring of integrated instructional services to participating parents and children through home-based programs; coordination of Title I programs, adult education, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Workforce Investment Act, Head Start programs, volunteer literacy programs, and other relevant programs.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.64(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Applications are sent annually each March by request to local school system, regional education services agencies (RESAs), other local educational agencies, and others upon request. Applications are due to the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) by May. Applications are reviewed, and grants are awarded in the early fall. Requests for information and applications should be made to the Even Start Programs, Bright From the Start, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, 10 Park Place South, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.65" name="160-1-4-.65" title="160-1-4-.65">Rule 160-1-4-.65 Programs for Migratory Children</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. Public Law 107-100, Section 1301-1309 authorizes the provision of funds through state education agencies (SEAs) to local operating agencies to meet the special educational needs of children of migratory workers engaged in agricultural and fishing activities. This law assists states to support high quality and comprehensive educational programs that help migrant children overcome the challenges of educational disruptions, limited English proficiency and other difficulties that result from repeated moves; ensure that migratory children are provided appropriate educational services, including supportive services, that address their special needs in a coordinated and efficient manner; ensure that migratory children have the opportunity to meet the same challenging state content standards and student performance standards that all children are expected to meet; ensure that migratory children benefit from state and local systemic reform; design programs to help migratory children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems and to prepare such children to make successful transitions to postsecondary educational opportunities or employment.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Subgrants are awarded for a 12-month period, July 1 - June 30 annually. Recipients agree to adhere to the following program-specific regulations: 34 CFR Parts 76, 77, 78, 80, 81, and 86 of the Educational Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and 34 CFR Part 200. Subgrantees must also submit annual reports to provide program data and funding accountability; such reports are collected by the Department to aid in determining the effectiveness of the program design and to provide fiscal accountability for management of subgrant funds. These reports will also be used to assist the preparation of reports for the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, and to aid in review and evaluation of the Georgia Migrant Education Program design.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Local education agencies (LEAs).</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The LEA submits, through its Consolidated Application, the following information for approval: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The process utilized to assess the educational needs of its migratory children and, based on these needs, the process utilized to prioritize services to those migratory children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet the state's challenging content standards and student performance standards, <B>and</B> whose education has been interrupted during the regular school year.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A description of the Title I, Part C Migrant Education service implementation plan(s) to be implemented and how the project(s) will meet the instructional and support services goals established by the SEA. This description must show that services are designed to meet the unmet needs of these migratory children.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A description of how and the extent to which the subgrantee will coordinate services with other state and local agencies serving migrant children and youth; how the proposed activities and use of funds will facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success in school of migrant children and youth; and the ability of the subgrantee to meet the needs of <B>all</B> eligible migrant children, including three- to five-year olds and out-of-school youth as specified in the federal statute.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for evidence of reflection of the goals and objectives of the Georgia Department of Education and the Migrant Education Program, fulfillment of the statutory requirements of the federal law and compliance with both federal and state guidance for the Migrant Education Program. Occasionally, the Department may confer with an applicant for clarification or to request revision of some portion or portions of its application.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Migrant Education Program subgrants are determined by a formula by the Georgia Department of Education. Prior to applying the formula, funds are set aside from the federal allocation for the following purposes: state administration of the program as allowed in the federal statute and other state-wide program functions. The remainder of the allocation is made available for subgranting to LEAs based on the following formula: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(c)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Number of Migrant Children <P>Number of migrant children, P3-22 years of age <I>(.5 each)</I></P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(c)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Needs of Migrant Children <P>Number of migrant children in grades three through eight who scored below proficiency on State assessment in Reading/Language Arts <I>(.2 each)</I></P> <P>Number of migrant children in grades three through eight who scored below proficiency on State assessment in Mathematics <I>(.2 each)</I></P> <P>Number of migrant children in grades nine through twelve who failed <U>one</U> or more of the following: End of Course Tests (EOCT), Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT), or Georgia High School Graduation Writing Test (GHSGWT) <I>(.2 each)</I></P> <P>Number of migrant children appropriately screened and classified as Limited English Proficient (LEP) as set forth in State Board of Education Rule 106-4-5-.02<I>(.2 each)</I></P> <P>Number of migrant children in grades kindergarten through twelve who are overage for grade level by <B>one</B> or more years, working on course work below grade placement, or credit deficient <I>(.2 each)</I></P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(c)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Priority for Service <P>Number of migrant children classified as having "Priority for Service" <I>(.75 each)</I></P> <P>The points from these three factors are totaled for each LEA, and then these totals are summed to determine the number of points that were available. Each LEA's point total is converted into a percentage. Each LEA receives as its allocation its percentage of the funds available for these three factors and any funds it generates under factor D, which follows.</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(4)(c)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Availability of Other Funds <P>There is a total of $150,000 available for this factor. When the LEA per pupil expenditure (PPE) is compared to the state average (average of LEAs with eligible migrant students only) PPE, it is eligible for funds under this factor if its PPE is <U>below</U> the state average PPE. Each LEA that falls into this category will receive a share of the $150,000 available under Factor D that is proportional to its share under Factors A-C above.</P> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.65(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. LEAs utilize the State Consolidated Application to apply for Title I, Part C MEP funds. The State Consolidated Application is revised and updated annually to reflect changes in service delivery and is resubmitted formally for approval every three years. Budgeting of MEP funds for services to eligible children is completed annually by each LEA through the Consolidated Application portal. It is anticipated that funds for MEP services will be submitted to the State Board of Education for approval at its August meeting. Requests for information should be made to the Migrant Education Program, Georgia Department of Education, 1770 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.66" name="160-1-4-.66" title="160-1-4-.66">Rule 160-1-4-.66 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.67" name="160-1-4-.67" title="160-1-4-.67">Rule 160-1-4-.67 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.68" name="160-1-4-.68" title="160-1-4-.68">Rule 160-1-4-.68 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.69" name="160-1-4-.69" title="160-1-4-.69">Rule 160-1-4-.69 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.70" name="160-1-4-.70" title="160-1-4-.70">Rule 160-1-4-.70 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.71" name="160-1-4-.71" title="160-1-4-.71">Rule 160-1-4-.71 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.72" name="160-1-4-.72" title="160-1-4-.72">Rule 160-1-4-.72 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.73" name="160-1-4-.73" title="160-1-4-.73">Rule 160-1-4-.73 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.74" name="160-1-4-.74" title="160-1-4-.74">Rule 160-1-4-.74 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.75" name="160-1-4-.75" title="160-1-4-.75">Rule 160-1-4-.75 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.76" name="160-1-4-.76" title="160-1-4-.76">Rule 160-1-4-.76 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.77" name="160-1-4-.77" title="160-1-4-.77">Rule 160-1-4-.77 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.78" name="160-1-4-.78" title="160-1-4-.78">Rule 160-1-4-.78 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.79" name="160-1-4-.79" title="160-1-4-.79">Rule 160-1-4-.79 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.80" name="160-1-4-.80" title="160-1-4-.80">Rule 160-1-4-.80 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.81" name="160-1-4-.81" title="160-1-4-.81">Rule 160-1-4-.81 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.82" name="160-1-4-.82" title="160-1-4-.82">Rule 160-1-4-.82 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.83" name="160-1-4-.83" title="160-1-4-.83">Rule 160-1-4-.83 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.84" name="160-1-4-.84" title="160-1-4-.84">Rule 160-1-4-.84 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.85" name="160-1-4-.85" title="160-1-4-.85">Rule 160-1-4-.85 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.86" name="160-1-4-.86" title="160-1-4-.86">Rule 160-1-4-.86 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.87" name="160-1-4-.87" title="160-1-4-.87">Rule 160-1-4-.87 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.88" name="160-1-4-.88" title="160-1-4-.88">Rule 160-1-4-.88 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.89" name="160-1-4-.89" title="160-1-4-.89">Rule 160-1-4-.89 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.90" name="160-1-4-.90" title="160-1-4-.90">Rule 160-1-4-.90 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.91" name="160-1-4-.91" title="160-1-4-.91">Rule 160-1-4-.91 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.92" name="160-1-4-.92" title="160-1-4-.92">Rule 160-1-4-.92 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.93" name="160-1-4-.93" title="160-1-4-.93">Rule 160-1-4-.93 Development of Curriculum Guides</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.94" name="160-1-4-.94" title="160-1-4-.94">Rule 160-1-4-.94 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.95" name="160-1-4-.95" title="160-1-4-.95">Rule 160-1-4-.95 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.96" name="160-1-4-.96" title="160-1-4-.96">Rule 160-1-4-.96 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.97" name="160-1-4-.97" title="160-1-4-.97">Rule 160-1-4-.97 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.98" name="160-1-4-.98" title="160-1-4-.98">Rule 160-1-4-.98 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.99" name="160-1-4-.99" title="160-1-4-.99">Rule 160-1-4-.99 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.100" name="160-1-4-.100" title="160-1-4-.100">Rule 160-1-4-.100 Low Incidence Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.100(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>The purpose of this grant is to provide funds to local school systems that do not earn sufficient state dollars to employ a teacher to provide appropriate services in a specific low incidence are of disability.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.100(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> Grants are authorized to systems that do not earn state dollars sufficient to employ one teacher to provide appropriate services in specific low incidence areas of disability. Grants are available to supplement the difference between the amount earned under the Quality Basic Education (ABE) Act and the amount required to provide the needed direct instructional services.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.100(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Systems eligible for low incidence grant funds are those whose projected individual or combined QBE earnings are less than 60 percent of the funds required to employ one teacher in a low incidence disability area and shared services are not feasible.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.100(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed by the Department. Grants are reviewed for need, based on QBE earnings, utilization of existing staff and a description of the delivery of services during the previous year and the current fiscal year for which the grant is being requested.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.100(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Low incidence grant applications are mailed to all local school systems usually in March of each year. The local school system must complete a grant application form and submit it to the Division for Exceptional Students, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334, by June 1 preceding the fiscal year in which the grant will be awarded.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.101" name="160-1-4-.101" title="160-1-4-.101">Rule 160-1-4-.101 Grant For Residential and Reintegration Services</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>The purpose of this grant is to assist local school systems in funding needed private residential program placement for students with disabilities.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>Grants are authorized for systems that have determined through the individualized education program (IEP) process that an out-of-district residential placement is necessary to provide appropriate special education and related services for a student with a disability. Applications must document that a full continuum of services has been considered before residential placement is recommended. The state funds a designated percentage of the total cost for special education and related services in a private residential program and the local school system is responsible for the remaining percentage.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>Local school systems that have determined through the IEP process the need for private residential services for students with disabilities.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award. </B>Applications are reviewed by the Department, with priority based on: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(4)1)">1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> students with profound disabilities needing residential services, </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(4)2)">2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> students with severe disabilities needing residential services, and </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(4)3)">3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> appropriate documentation of the need for residential services.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.101(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Tuition grant applications are mailed to the Department no later than March of each year. Local school systems may request funds when a student is identified prior to March if the financial impact to the system requires immediate attention. The local school system must submit a completed tuition grant application and additional documentation, such as a psychological evaluation, medical report, eligibility report, IEP, placement minutes and due process checklist. Requests for information and application should be made to the Division for Exceptional Students, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.102" name="160-1-4-.102" title="160-1-4-.102">Rule 160-1-4-.102 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.103" name="160-1-4-.103" title="160-1-4-.103">Rule 160-1-4-.103 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.104" name="160-1-4-.104" title="160-1-4-.104">Rule 160-1-4-.104 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.105" name="160-1-4-.105" title="160-1-4-.105">Rule 160-1-4-.105 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.106" name="160-1-4-.106" title="160-1-4-.106">Rule 160-1-4-.106 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.107" name="160-1-4-.107" title="160-1-4-.107">Rule 160-1-4-.107 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.108" name="160-1-4-.108" title="160-1-4-.108">Rule 160-1-4-.108 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.109" name="160-1-4-.109" title="160-1-4-.109">Rule 160-1-4-.109 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.110" name="160-1-4-.110" title="160-1-4-.110">Rule 160-1-4-.110 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.111" name="160-1-4-.111" title="160-1-4-.111">Rule 160-1-4-.111 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.112" name="160-1-4-.112" title="160-1-4-.112">Rule 160-1-4-.112 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.113" name="160-1-4-.113" title="160-1-4-.113">Rule 160-1-4-.113 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.114" name="160-1-4-.114" title="160-1-4-.114">Rule 160-1-4-.114 Terminated</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.114(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program.</B> The purpose of the Video Lessons Project is to lease limited broadcast and unlimited duplication rights of certain video titles for use in curricular and co-curricular programs of participating local school systems for all subjects for K-12 public schools. Funds will also be used to provide to each media center a printed catalog and a compact Disk-Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) which contains segmentation of all titles and MARC records to allow access for data concerning each title in the collection.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.114(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> Participating local public school systems pay $.40 per full-time equivalency (FTE) and the department in turn uses that money annually to contract with companies or governmental agencies for broadcast and duplication rights. Companies/agencies provide master video tapes for broadcast and duplication. Systems record titles off the air at broadcast time or have another system or Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) tape for them. The Georgia Department of Education Training Center at Georgia College, Macon Campus, pays a fee for each title based on the catalog time.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.114(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Eligible Recipients are: Private for profit, private non-profit, public for profit, and public non-profit companies and governmental agencies.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.114(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> The department conducts an annual evaluation with participating systems to determine titles for deletion in order to keep the collection updated. Systems also recommend content, topics and titles they need to make videos an integral part of the instructional program as media specialists and teachers plan cooperatively for instruction. The department staff then selects titles that match QCC objectives. The selections are made from (1) recommendations provided by school systems; (2) recommendations given by companies and (3) descriptions appearing in companies' catalogs. Contracts are awarded to companies who provide titles appropriate for each year's selection.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.114(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information should be made to the Georgia Department of Education Technology Training Center; Georgia College, Macon Campus; 3920 Arkwright Road, Suite 385; Macon, Georgia 31210-1719. Contracts are usually awarded in March each year to participating companies.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.115" name="160-1-4-.115" title="160-1-4-.115">Rule 160-1-4-.115 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.116" name="160-1-4-.116" title="160-1-4-.116">Rule 160-1-4-.116 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.117" name="160-1-4-.117" title="160-1-4-.117">Rule 160-1-4-.117 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.118" name="160-1-4-.118" title="160-1-4-.118">Rule 160-1-4-.118 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.119" name="160-1-4-.119" title="160-1-4-.119">Rule 160-1-4-.119 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.120" name="160-1-4-.120" title="160-1-4-.120">Rule 160-1-4-.120 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.121" name="160-1-4-.121" title="160-1-4-.121">Rule 160-1-4-.121 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.122" name="160-1-4-.122" title="160-1-4-.122">Rule 160-1-4-.122 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.123" name="160-1-4-.123" title="160-1-4-.123">Rule 160-1-4-.123 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.124" name="160-1-4-.124" title="160-1-4-.124">Rule 160-1-4-.124 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.125" name="160-1-4-.125" title="160-1-4-.125">Rule 160-1-4-.125 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.126" name="160-1-4-.126" title="160-1-4-.126">Rule 160-1-4-.126 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.127" name="160-1-4-.127" title="160-1-4-.127">Rule 160-1-4-.127 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.128" name="160-1-4-.128" title="160-1-4-.128">Rule 160-1-4-.128 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.129" name="160-1-4-.129" title="160-1-4-.129">Rule 160-1-4-.129 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.130" name="160-1-4-.130" title="160-1-4-.130">Rule 160-1-4-.130 Georgia Teacher of the Year Salary Step Increase</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.130(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>The purpose of this grant is to provide a salary step increase or an equivalent percentage rate increase in state salary to the Georgia Teacher of the Year.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.130(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Sec. <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=20-2-212.1&amp;title=20#" target="_newtab">20-2-212.1</a>, the Georgia Teacher of the Year is eligible for a salary step increase or an equivalent percentage rate increase in state salary. Funds are awarded each year for an amount specified in a contract between the State Board of Education and the school system in which the teacher is employed.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.130(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>The local school system in which the selected winner of the Georgia Teacher of the Year is employed is the eligible recipient.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.130(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award. </B>Funds are awarded to the local school system in which the Georgia Teacher of the Year is employed as specified in the contract between the school system and the State Board of Education.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.130(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and expense forms should be made to Policy and Communications, Georgia Department of Education, 2054 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.131" name="160-1-4-.131" title="160-1-4-.131">Rule 160-1-4-.131 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.132" name="160-1-4-.132" title="160-1-4-.132">Rule 160-1-4-.132 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.133" name="160-1-4-.133" title="160-1-4-.133">Rule 160-1-4-.133 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.134" name="160-1-4-.134" title="160-1-4-.134">Rule 160-1-4-.134 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.135" name="160-1-4-.135" title="160-1-4-.135">Rule 160-1-4-.135 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.136" name="160-1-4-.136" title="160-1-4-.136">Rule 160-1-4-.136 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.137" name="160-1-4-.137" title="160-1-4-.137">Rule 160-1-4-.137 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.138" name="160-1-4-.138" title="160-1-4-.138">Rule 160-1-4-.138 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.139" name="160-1-4-.139" title="160-1-4-.139">Rule 160-1-4-.139 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.140" name="160-1-4-.140" title="160-1-4-.140">Rule 160-1-4-.140 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.141" name="160-1-4-.141" title="160-1-4-.141">Rule 160-1-4-.141 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.142" name="160-1-4-.142" title="160-1-4-.142">Rule 160-1-4-.142 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.143" name="160-1-4-.143" title="160-1-4-.143">Rule 160-1-4-.143 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.144" name="160-1-4-.144" title="160-1-4-.144">Rule 160-1-4-.144 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.145" name="160-1-4-.145" title="160-1-4-.145">Rule 160-1-4-.145 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.146" name="160-1-4-.146" title="160-1-4-.146">Rule 160-1-4-.146 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.147" name="160-1-4-.147" title="160-1-4-.147">Rule 160-1-4-.147 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.148" name="160-1-4-.148" title="160-1-4-.148">Rule 160-1-4-.148 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.149" name="160-1-4-.149" title="160-1-4-.149">Rule 160-1-4-.149 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.150" name="160-1-4-.150" title="160-1-4-.150">Rule 160-1-4-.150 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.151" name="160-1-4-.151" title="160-1-4-.151">Rule 160-1-4-.151 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.152" name="160-1-4-.152" title="160-1-4-.152">Rule 160-1-4-.152 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.153" name="160-1-4-.153" title="160-1-4-.153">Rule 160-1-4-.153 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.154" name="160-1-4-.154" title="160-1-4-.154">Rule 160-1-4-.154 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.155" name="160-1-4-.155" title="160-1-4-.155">Rule 160-1-4-.155 Charter School Planning Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The charter schools program is a means by which local schools, private individuals, private organizations, or state or local public entities (excluding home study programs or schools; sectarian or religious schools; private for profit schools; private educational institutions not established, operated, or governed by the State of Georgia; and existing private schools) enter into a performance-based contract with the State Board of Education. The Georgia General Assembly appropriates funding for planning grants for the planning and development of charter school applications.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Eligible applicants seeking a planning grant must complete an application and commit to the task of preparing a final application for charter school status.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Public K-12 school in Georgia, private individuals, private organizations, or state or local public entities (excluding home study programs or schools; sectarian or religious schools; private for profit schools; private educational institutions not established, operated, or governed by the State of Georgia; and existing private schools) are eligible for consideration to receive a planning grant.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Competitive grants are awarded based on the criteria listed below. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Demonstrated understanding of the charter school concept and program in Georgia.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Clarity of underlying rationale and purpose.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(4)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Level of progress already made in charter school application development.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(4)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Adequacy of the process described, the time lines, and the proposed budget to result in development of a charter school application.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(4)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Demonstration of preliminary levels of support by faculty, staff, and parents.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.155(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Application materials are mailed to all public schools and private individuals requesting an application. Application information is posted on the Georgia Department of Education website. For additional information and copies of application materials, contact the Charter School Division, Georgia Department of Education, 2053 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.156" name="160-1-4-.156" title="160-1-4-.156">Rule 160-1-4-.156 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.157" name="160-1-4-.157" title="160-1-4-.157">Rule 160-1-4-.157 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.158" name="160-1-4-.158" title="160-1-4-.158">Rule 160-1-4-.158 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.159" name="160-1-4-.159" title="160-1-4-.159">Rule 160-1-4-.159 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.160" name="160-1-4-.160" title="160-1-4-.160">Rule 160-1-4-.160 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.161" name="160-1-4-.161" title="160-1-4-.161">Rule 160-1-4-.161 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.162" name="160-1-4-.162" title="160-1-4-.162">Rule 160-1-4-.162 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.163" name="160-1-4-.163" title="160-1-4-.163">Rule 160-1-4-.163 Capital Outlay Program - Growth Component</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.163(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>The purpose of the growth component of the Capital Outlay Program is to provide a systematic, equitable means of making state assistance available to local school systems for meeting their capital outlay needs for new educational facilities required as a result of growth.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.163(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> To be eligible to receive funds, a local school system must submit to the department an application that explains how the system plans to use growth entitlement to provide new educational facilities and/or additions to existing schools required because of growth. In the application, the system must show how its request for growth entitlement funds correlates to the system's approved long-range facilities plan. A local school system receiving these funds agrees to meet all terms and conditions specified in state law and to provide required matching local funds of 8-20 percent of the eligible project costs based on the system's local participation factor.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.163(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Local school systems are eligible to receive these funds.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.163(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Funds are not awarded on a competitive basis. Using the formula below, growth entitlement earnings are calculated annually as soon as the average full-time equivalent (FTE) student counts for the last completed school year are available. Shortly after the beginning of each new fiscal year, each school system is notified in writing by the department of its regular and growth entitlement earnings. <P> <TABLE width="60%"> <TR> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P align="center">a. Average Annual FTE for most recent three years -</P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P align="center">Average Annual FTE for the last three years prior to the completed school year</P> <P align="center"> =</P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P align="center">Average Annual FTE Growth for Each System (Positive Nos. Only) (Must be equal to or greater than 65 to qualify)</P> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>b. Average Annual FTE for most recent <U>three years for each school system</U> Average Annual FTE for the last three years prior to the last completed school year </P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>=</P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>Each School System's Rate of Growth (Must be equal to or greaterthan 1.5% to qualify)</P> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>c. Each <I><B>ELIGIBLE</B></I> School System's <U>Average Annual FTE Growth</U> Total Statewide <I><B>ELIGIBLE</B></I> Growth </P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>=</P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>Each <I><B>ELIGIBLE</B></I> System's <B>Ratio of Growth</B></P> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>d. <I><B>ELIGIBLE</B></I> School System's Ratio of Growth (from above calculations) (set by Legislature annually- earned currently $100, $80, $60, &amp; $40million levels)</P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P> Annual Program * Authorization Level</P> <P> =</P> </TD> <TD rowspan="1" colspan="1"> <P>Each <I><B>ELIGIBLE</B></I> School System's Annual Entitlement Earnings for <I>Exceptional Growth</I> (Entitlement by eligible systems is contingent upon the program authorization level set by the Legislature annually.)</P> </TD> </TR> </TABLE> </P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.163(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Based upon the earnings information, each school system decides each year whether to submit an application to the department requesting use of entitlement funds or to allow its entitlement to accrue until a later year. Completed applications must be submitted to the department by no later than September 1 of each year. The date state funds become available each year is dependent upon the funding source the General Assembly designates for the growth applications submitted. Requests for information and applications should be made to the Facilities Services Unit, Office of Finance and Business Operations, Georgia Department of Education, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE, 1670 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-5001.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.164" name="160-1-4-.164" title="160-1-4-.164">Rule 160-1-4-.164 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.165" name="160-1-4-.165" title="160-1-4-.165">Rule 160-1-4-.165 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.166" name="160-1-4-.166" title="160-1-4-.166">Rule 160-1-4-.166 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.167" name="160-1-4-.167" title="160-1-4-.167">Rule 160-1-4-.167 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.168" name="160-1-4-.168" title="160-1-4-.168">Rule 160-1-4-.168 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.169" name="160-1-4-.169" title="160-1-4-.169">Rule 160-1-4-.169 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.170" name="160-1-4-.170" 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title="160-1-4-.215">Rule 160-1-4-.215 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.216" name="160-1-4-.216" title="160-1-4-.216">Rule 160-1-4-.216 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.217" name="160-1-4-.217" title="160-1-4-.217">Rule 160-1-4-.217 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.218" name="160-1-4-.218" title="160-1-4-.218">Rule 160-1-4-.218 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.219" name="160-1-4-.219" title="160-1-4-.219">Rule 160-1-4-.219 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.220" name="160-1-4-.220" title="160-1-4-.220">Rule 160-1-4-.220 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.221" name="160-1-4-.221" title="160-1-4-.221">Rule 160-1-4-.221 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.222" name="160-1-4-.222" title="160-1-4-.222">Rule 160-1-4-.222 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.223" name="160-1-4-.223" title="160-1-4-.223">Rule 160-1-4-.223 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.224" name="160-1-4-.224" title="160-1-4-.224">Rule 160-1-4-.224 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.225" name="160-1-4-.225" title="160-1-4-.225">Rule 160-1-4-.225 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.226" name="160-1-4-.226" title="160-1-4-.226">Rule 160-1-4-.226 Reserved</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.227" name="160-1-4-.227" title="160-1-4-.227">Rule 160-1-4-.227 Learning Resources Selection and Recommendation Meeting Facilities</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.227(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The purpose of this contract is to provide meeting facilities to conduct committee orientations, publisher presentations, and committee voting sessions for the Learning Resources Advisory Committee. The advisory committee meets several times annually to conduct a review of textbook materials for the current year's textbook recommendation cycle.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.227(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. The contracting vendor will provide meeting room facilities, sleeping rooms, and/or meals for the Learning Resources Advisory Committee.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.227(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Public or private vendors are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.227(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. The contract is awarded based on the capability of the vendor to provide adequate meeting facilities for the advisory committee at an economical cost.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.227(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Requests for information should be made to the Division of Academic Standards/Professional Learning, Georgia Department of Education, 1754 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.228" name="160-1-4-.228" title="160-1-4-.228">Rule 160-1-4-.228 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.229" name="160-1-4-.229" title="160-1-4-.229">Rule 160-1-4-.229 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.230" name="160-1-4-.230" title="160-1-4-.230">Rule 160-1-4-.230 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.231" name="160-1-4-.231" title="160-1-4-.231">Rule 160-1-4-.231 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.232" name="160-1-4-.232" title="160-1-4-.232">Rule 160-1-4-.232 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.233" name="160-1-4-.233" title="160-1-4-.233">Rule 160-1-4-.233 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.234" name="160-1-4-.234" title="160-1-4-.234">Rule 160-1-4-.234 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.235" name="160-1-4-.235" title="160-1-4-.235">Rule 160-1-4-.235 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.236" name="160-1-4-.236" title="160-1-4-.236">Rule 160-1-4-.236 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.237" name="160-1-4-.237" title="160-1-4-.237">Rule 160-1-4-.237 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.238" name="160-1-4-.238" title="160-1-4-.238">Rule 160-1-4-.238 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.239" name="160-1-4-.239" title="160-1-4-.239">Rule 160-1-4-.239 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.240" name="160-1-4-.240" title="160-1-4-.240">Rule 160-1-4-.240 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.241" name="160-1-4-.241" title="160-1-4-.241">Rule 160-1-4-.241 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.242" name="160-1-4-.242" title="160-1-4-.242">Rule 160-1-4-.242 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.243" name="160-1-4-.243" title="160-1-4-.243">Rule 160-1-4-.243 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.244" name="160-1-4-.244" title="160-1-4-.244">Rule 160-1-4-.244 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.245" name="160-1-4-.245" title="160-1-4-.245">Rule 160-1-4-.245 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.246" name="160-1-4-.246" title="160-1-4-.246">Rule 160-1-4-.246 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.247" name="160-1-4-.247" title="160-1-4-.247">Rule 160-1-4-.247 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.248" name="160-1-4-.248" title="160-1-4-.248">Rule 160-1-4-.248 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.249" name="160-1-4-.249" title="160-1-4-.249">Rule 160-1-4-.249 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.250" name="160-1-4-.250" title="160-1-4-.250">Rule 160-1-4-.250 Schools of Excellence Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.250(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>The purpose of this grant is to reward the 16 FY 02 Schools of Excellence winners.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.250(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>Each School of Excellence shall receive $2,000 to be used for educational purposes only. These funds must be expended by June 30, 2002.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.250(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>The 16 schools selected as the 2001-02 Schools of Excellence are the eligible recipients.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.250(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award. </B>Funds are awarded according to an executive order signed by the governor.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.250(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information should be made to Recognition Programs, Office for Finance and Technology, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.251" name="160-1-4-.251" title="160-1-4-.251">Rule 160-1-4-.251 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.252" name="160-1-4-.252" title="160-1-4-.252">Rule 160-1-4-.252 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.253" name="160-1-4-.253" title="160-1-4-.253">Rule 160-1-4-.253 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.254" name="160-1-4-.254" title="160-1-4-.254">Rule 160-1-4-.254 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.255" name="160-1-4-.255" title="160-1-4-.255">Rule 160-1-4-.255 Charter School Implementation Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The charter schools program is a means by which local schools, private individuals, private organizations, or state or local public entities (excluding home study programs or schools; sectarian or religious schools; private for profit schools; private educational institutions not established, operated, or governed by the State of Georgia; and existing private schools) enter into a performance-based contract with the State Board of Education. The U.S. Congress appropriates funding to provide financial assistance for the design and initial implementation of charter schools through State implementation grants.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Eligible applicants seeking an implementation grant must complete an application and commit to the task of implementing a charter petition approved by the State Board of Education.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Charter schools approved by the State Board of Education are eligible for consideration to receive an implementation grant.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Competitive grants are awarded based on the criteria listed below. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Evidence of parental and community involvement in the development of the charter petition.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Performance objectives defined not only by assessment instruments to be used but also by specific criteria that will be used to determine success.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(4)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Organizational changes for existing public schools or design in the governance structure for new schools that empowers parents to make substantive decisions about the academic program and organization of the school, i.e., parental governance.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(4)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Significant management autonomy from state school law and local and state board rules and policies, including financial management policies.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.255(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Application materials are made available to charter school operators after the charter petition is approved by the State Board of Education. For additional information and copies of application materials, contact the Charter School Division, Georgia Department of Education, 2053 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.256" name="160-1-4-.256" title="160-1-4-.256">Rule 160-1-4-.256 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.257" name="160-1-4-.257" title="160-1-4-.257">Rule 160-1-4-.257 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.258" name="160-1-4-.258" title="160-1-4-.258">Rule 160-1-4-.258 Georgia Learn and Serve Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.258(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program.</B> This grant is intended to promote service learning programs in local school districts for the purpose of reinforcing academic learning through hands-on community service activities.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.258(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> Local programs are required to provide a minimum of a dollar-for-dollar match for funds received; this match can be cash or in-kind services. Documentation of the match is required as a part of annual reporting. In addition to the participation of the school, the active participation of at least one not-for-profit service-related organization is required for the receipt of an Academic Service Learning Grant. Each funded project will be required to document the process and products of their efforts. A portfolio documenting all the components of the project will be due at the end of funding.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.258(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Local units of administration, schools, and individual teachers may receive these grant funds.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.258(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are rated for the number of students involved in the program and the number of Quality Core Curriculum (QCC)/Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) links that the service program addresses.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.258(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Applications are solicited statewide each school year, with mailing to system superintendents, curriculum directors, school principals, RESA directors, psychoeducation center directors, state school administrators, and directors of all previous Learn and Serve grant programs. The application is in the form of a brief outline that includes some budget information and indications of how service activities will be linked to specific QCC/GPS objectives. The due date for applications is established each year by the Department. Requests for information and applications should be submitted to the Georgia Learn and Serve Program, Education Support and Improvement, Georgia Department of Education, 1862 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.259" name="160-1-4-.259" title="160-1-4-.259">Rule 160-1-4-.259 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.260" name="160-1-4-.260" title="160-1-4-.260">Rule 160-1-4-.260 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.261" name="160-1-4-.261" title="160-1-4-.261">Rule 160-1-4-.261 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.262" name="160-1-4-.262" title="160-1-4-.262">Rule 160-1-4-.262 Title IV, Part B, 21[st] Century Community Learning Centers Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. Funding for this program is provided by the Title IV, Part B, 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001. As a result of this Act, the U.S. Department of Education makes funds available for states to award competitive grants to establish or expand community learning centers that operate during out-of-school hours and that have three specific purposes: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To provide opportunities for academic enrichment and tutorial services to help students, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools, meet state and local performance standards in core academic subjects;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students. These activities may include youth development activities, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, art, music, and recreation programs, technology education programs, and character education programs; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To offer families of 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC students opportunities for literacy and related educational development.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Funding is appropriated annually and states are notified in the grant award notification provided by the U.S. Department of Education. Grants may be awarded for no less than three years, but no more than five year. Grant will be awarded to eligible recipients for no less than $50,000. The maximum grant award will be determined on an annual basis as determined by program evaluation data and the amount of available funds.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s)</B>. Any public or private entity may apply to receive a Title IV, Part B, 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC grant. Examples of such organizations include, but are not limited to, local school systems, community-based organizations, non-profit agencies, for-profit corporations, faith-based organizations, city or county government agencies, and higher education institutions. Consortia of two or more such organizations are also eligible to apply for 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC grants.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Title IV, Part B of the No Child Left Behind Act requires states to award grants only to applicants that will primarily serve students who attend schools with a high concentration of poor students. In addition, competitive priority must be given to applicants that both propose to serve students who attend schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring, <B>and</B> that are submitted jointly between at least one local school district receiving funds under Title I, Part A, and at least one public or private community organization.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.262(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Application information is posted on the Georgia Department of Education 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC website at: <a class="LinkOut" href="http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/" target="_blank">http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/</a>. All applications must be submitted in accordance with the requirements detailed in the application. Requests for information should be made to Education Support Services 21<SUP>st</SUP> Century Community Learning Centers, Georgia Department of Education, 1866 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.263" name="160-1-4-.263" title="160-1-4-.263">Rule 160-1-4-.263 Title IID, "Enhancing Education Through Technology" (Ed Tech) Competitive Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program. </B>According to ESEA legislation and US-ED Program Guidance, the primary goal of this program is to improve student academic achievement through the use of technology (see <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.ed.gov/programs/edtech/guidance.doc" target="_blank">http://www.ed.gov/programs/edtech/guidance.doc</a> and <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg34.html#sec2401" target="_blank">http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg34.html#sec2401</a>.) In Georgia, this grant will specifically address a statewide need to improve instruction to meet the needs of the 21<SUP>st</SUP> Century learner and impact overall student achievement. The program will also: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Assist every student - regardless of race, ethnicity, income, geographical location, or disability - in becoming technologically literate by the end of the eighth grade;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Encourage the effective integration of technology resources and systems through professional development and curriculum development to promote research-based instructional methods that can be widely replicated;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Increase the LEA's capacity to design and implement program evaluation.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> Recipients must meet eligibility requirements for high economic and academic need as developed and published by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). Recipients also agree to comply with the Georgia Department of Education evaluation program and to submit annual reports to provide program data and funding accountability. Such reports are collected by the Georgia Department of Education and sent to the United States Department of Education (US-ED).</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> No Child Left Behind (NCLB) mandates that the Georgia Department of Education set eligibility criteria for the Title II-D competitive grants to ensure that LEAs applying for funds are among those with the "highest needs" in the state. The Georgia Department of Education's criteria for determining "high need" eligibility for the FY08 competition are as follows. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(3)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> An LEA shall be considered "high need" if: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(3)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The percentage of children in poverty residing in the LEA's service area is above the state average of 17.77% according to the 2004 US Census poverty data provided to the Georgia Department of Education Title I programs, US-ED poverty data; <B>AND</B></td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(3)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The LEA has one or more schools identified as Needs Improvement for one or more years according to the 2007 Needs Improvement Report; <B>OR</B></td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(3)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The ratio of students to computers in the LEA's service area is above the state average of 3.34 students to computers according to the 2006-2007 State Technology Inventory Survey.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Grants are authorized to eligible school systems submitting the highest-quality proposals in a statewide competition for available grant funds. The proposals are reviewed by five readers recruited and trained by the Georgia Department of Education. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In accordance with the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation and program guidance, preference will be given to proposals that contain the following: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Clearly established and documented academic need in reading, math, social studies, and/or science.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Clearly identified goals and benchmarks for improved academic performance in the critical need area.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Promising research-based, standards-based instructional strategies involving technology that should bolster student performance in critical academic need area(s).</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> High-quality professional development programs that should increase educators' capacity to implement designated strategies.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Strategies that increase family involvement in children's education for the purpose of increasing student achievement.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Research-based, standards-based strategies that utilize high-quality partnerships (such as those with state professional development providers such as universities, Educational Technology Centers (ETCs), and regional educational service agencies (RESAs); successful schools with similar characteristics; and/or for-profit or not-for profit organizations) for the purpose of increasing student achievement.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> High-quality evaluation plans that chart progress on the essential conditions needed for effective technology use, such as, access to technology staff readiness, frequency/range/context of technology use in classrooms and media centers, and the impact of effective use on student achievement.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)8.">8.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Dissemination strategies that will maximize grant results/products for other populations throughout the state, especially by sharing successful instructional materials through GeorgiaStandards.org.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(4)(a)9.">9.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Detailed action plan with time lines, assigned tasks, and budgets.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.263(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Please see the Georgia Department of Education website for deadlines and application procedures. <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.gadoe.org/it.aspx" target="_blank">http://www.gadoe.org/it.aspx</a> Click link: Title II-D - Enhancing Education Through Technology. Requests for information should be made to the Instructional Technology Division, Office of Technology Services, Georgia Department of Education, 1952 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.264" name="160-1-4-.264" title="160-1-4-.264">Rule 160-1-4-.264 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.265" name="160-1-4-.265" title="160-1-4-.265">Rule 160-1-4-.265 Reading First Program System Subgrant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.265(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The purpose of the grant is to provide federal funds for scientifically based reading reform for eligible K-3 schools. This competition will fund schools for a second three-year cycle. Funds will be granted each year for three years.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.265(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Grants are awarded through a competitive process to schools that agree to fund a school-based literacy coach, implement the five dimensions of reading using scientifically based methods and materials, and participate in professional development designed to assist in this implementation. Recipients must assure that schools will agree to comply with outside evaluation, attend state-sponsored training and submit reports upon request. These reports are collected by the Department and sent to the United States Department of Education (USED). Schools that are in compliance are eligible to receive funding for three years.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.265(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Local education agencies (LEAs) that had 9 percent or more third graders not meet reading Standard on the 2005 CRCT as well as have 75 percent of their schools currently in "Needs Improvement" or 15 percent or more students eligible for Title 1 or reside in an empowerment zone or enterprise community are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.265(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. Subgrant applications are sent randomly to approved national readers to be scored. Competing LEAs may then participate in a site review. Funds are then awarded for a three-year cycle based on system compliance and implementation review.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.265(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Requests for information and application should be made to: Office of Curriculum and Instruction, Georgia Department of Education, 1758 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30334, or online at <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.doe.k12.ga.us" target="_blank">www.doe.k12.ga.us</a>. The deadline to submit application was October 20, 2005. Funds will be awarded from December 2005 through March 2006.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.266" name="160-1-4-.266" title="160-1-4-.266">Rule 160-1-4-.266 Title II, Part B Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) Program</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Program</B>. The purpose of the Mathematics and Science Partnership grant program is to improve the content knowledge and pedagogical acumen of cohort groups of mathematics and science teachers of grades K-12 in order to increase the achievement of their students. These improvement efforts are designed, implemented, and evaluated by strong partnerships between college and university faculty, high-need school systems, and other qualifying partners.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Funds are available from the Georgia Department of Education for competitive Mathematics and Science Partnerships grants. The focus of the proposals is providing professional learning for mathematics and science teachers in grades Kindergarten through 12. All partnerships must establish and operate programs to bring grades K-12 mathematics and/or science teachers into contact with working science, technology, engineering, or mathematics faculty to expand teachers' content knowledge and instructional practice in mathematics and science classrooms. Such goals may be met by (a) providing opportunities for enhanced and ongoing professional learning of mathematics and science teachers that improves their content knowledge; (b) using scientifically-based researched teaching methods to promote strong teaching skills for mathematics and science teachers; and (c) establishing and operating intensive mathematics and science institutes for teachers with follow-up training and support. The funds received must be used to supplement, and not supplant, funds that would otherwise be used to support such activities. <P>The partnership must consist of (a) a Georgia high-need school district or consortium, and (b) a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) department of an accredited two-or four-year college or university. Partnerships may also include (a) one or more school systems that may or may not qualify as high-need; (b) the STEM department or teacher training department of another accredited two-or four-year college or university; (c) faculty from the unit responsible for the preparation of teachers (typically the college of education); (d) public charter and magnet schools, private elementary or secondary schools, or a consortium of such schools; or (e) non-profit and for-profit organizations with proven effectiveness in providing professional development to teachers of mathematics and science. Either the lead school district applicant, the Regional Education Service Agency(RESA), or the lead higher education applicant may serve as the fiscal agent.</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B>Proposals may be submitted by either a Georgia high-need school district/consortium(RESA) or a partnering institute of higher education.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. The criteria for awarding grants will be as follows: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Absolute priority will be given to those partnerships which demonstrate that at least 40 percent of the lead partner's students qualify for the free and reduced meal program and those that show evidence of teachers with limited content knowledge with a history of low student test scores or achievement gaps in mathematics and/or science.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Efforts will be made to ensure Georgia's Mathematics &amp; Science Partnership Program grants are distributed equitably across the state to the extent that qualified, submitted proposals allow.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The following criteria will be used to evaluate all applications for funding: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> commitment and capacity of partnership; </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> demonstration of need and research base; </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> alignment of project goals and objectives with professional learning needs; </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> efficacy of plan; </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> evaluation and accountability plan; and </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> budget and cost effectiveness. In addition any applicant that is currently receiving funds, but plans to submit another proposal for continued work, must also </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(4)(c)(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> show evidence of prior project work. Bonus points for innovation and high-need are also possible.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.266(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. A Request for Proposals (RFP) and additional application information will be made available by the Georgia Department of Education by April 7, 2014, on its MSP Program website: <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Curriculum-and-Instruction/Pages/Math-and-Science-Partnership-.aspx" target="_blank">http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Curriculum-and-Instruction/Pages/Math-and-Science-Partnership-.aspx</a>. The original saved as a Microsoft Word document (read-only) or a pdf file on a CD-ROM or jump drive must all be received by 5:00 p.m. on June 12, 2014. Fax and e-mail transmissions are not acceptable. Grants are scheduled to be awarded October 1, 2014. Requests for information should be made to the MSP Program specialist at the Georgia Department of Education, 1754 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.267" name="160-1-4-.267" title="160-1-4-.267">Rule 160-1-4-.267 Charter School Dissemination Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The charter schools program is a means by which local schools, private individuals, private organizations, or state or local public entities (excluding home study programs or schools; sectarian or religious schools; private for profit schools; private educational institutions not established, operated, or governed by the State of Georgia; and existing private schools) enter into a performance-based contract with the State Board of Education. The U.S. Congress appropriates funding to provide financial assistance for disseminating information about the charter school and successful practices in the charter school through State dissemination grants.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions</B>. Eligible applicants seeking a dissemination grant must complete an application and commit to the task of disseminating information about the charter school and successful practices in the charter school.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. Charter schools in operation for at least three consecutive years and that have demonstrated overall success including substantial progress in improving student achievement, high levels of parent satisfaction, and the management and leadership necessary to overcome initial start-up problems and establish a thriving, financially viable charter school are eligible for consideration to receive a dissemination grant.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Competitive grants are awarded based on the criteria listed below. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Assisting other individuals with the planning and startup of one or more new public schools, including charter schools, that are independent of the assisting charter school and the assisting charter school's developers, and that agree to be held to at least as high a level of accountability as the assisting charter school;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Developing partnerships with other public schools, including charter schools, designed to improve student performance in each of the schools participating in the partnership;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(4)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Developing curriculum materials, assessments, and other materials that promote increased student achievement and are based on successful practices within the assisting charter school; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(4)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Conducting evaluations and developing materials that document the successful practices of the assisting charter school and that are designed to improve student achievement. (For the legislative citation, see No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title V, Part B, Subpart 1, Sec. 5204.)</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.267(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadline for Applying</B>. Application materials are mailed to all charter school operators requesting an application. Application information is posted on the Georgia Department of Education website. For additional information and copies of application materials, contact the Charter School Division, Georgia Department of Education, 2053 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.268" name="160-1-4-.268" title="160-1-4-.268">Rule 160-1-4-.268 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.269" name="160-1-4-.269" title="160-1-4-.269">Rule 160-1-4-.269 Terminated</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.270" name="160-1-4-.270" title="160-1-4-.270">Rule 160-1-4-.270 Teacher Quality Advanced Placement Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.270(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The Advanced Placement (AP) grant will provide financial support for teachers to receive training during the summer of 2007 to teach Advanced Placement (AP) courses during the 2007-2008 school year for schools that currently offer the least number of AP courses.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.270(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Terms and conditions. </B>Local school districts may apply for a grant up to a maximum amount of $2,500 per teacher participating in the grant program. The $2,500.00 includes costs of training expenses, including registration, travel (based on current state rate per mile), lodging, and $1,000 participation stipend. Local school districts that are selected as grant recipients must commit to ensuring that: selected teachers are trained during the summer of 2007, the school schedules new AP courses during the 2007-2008 school year, funds are returned to the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) for those teachers who do not complete training during the summer of 2007, and funds are returned to the GADOE if AP courses are not scheduled for the 2007-2008 school year.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.270(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>Georgia public school districts and public high schools are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.270(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award</B>. Applications will be ranked based on the number of AP courses offered at each high school and the number of students currently scheduled in AP courses for the 2006-2007 school year. While all eligible high schools may apply, priority for grant awards will be given to applicants with the least number of AP courses and students.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.270(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>All Local District Applications must be received by the Georgia Department of Education, Innovative Academic Projects Division, no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 2, 2007.Applications from individual schools will not be accepted. All School Applications must be a part of a local school District Application to be considered for review. Requests for information and applications should be sent to Director of Teacher Quality, Georgia Department of Education, Suite 1854, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.271" name="160-1-4-.271" title="160-1-4-.271">Rule 160-1-4-.271 Academic Coach Program Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Program</B>. The Academic Coach Program will provide for the employment of an Academic Coach at a public school based on the teaching and learning needs identified in the annual school improvement plan.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>Schools may become eligible to receive an Academic Coach Program Grant if they identify, in their annual school improvement plan, how they will utilize an Academic Coach to improve student achievement in any content area tested on CRCT, GHSGT or EOCT. Academic Coaches will work with principals to develop a Focus Plan; the Focus Plan will include a monthly account of the work of the coach and will serve to benchmark the program implementation; evidence of program implementation will include submission of team agendas and minutes, schedules for demonstrating, modeling, and observing lessons, and critical reflections.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients. </B>Georgia public school districts and public schools submitting applications that include letters of system approval to verify Academic Coach Program applications align with system, school, and program goals, as well as a current school improvement plan based on school data and who have teachers, in the school system, who have received Master Teacher certification with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, as provided for in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=20-2-205&amp;title=20#" target="_newtab">20-2-205</a>, will be eligible to receive funds.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> School districts shall submit school improvement plans as applications to the GaDOE for review by a panel for prioritization of funding. Grant awards are for Georgia Master Teachers to serve one-half of the regular school day at one-half of the state-based salary scale as an Academic Coach.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The GaDOE will convene a review panel and facilitate the review of school improvement plans. Each plan will be reviewed by a minimum of five members of the panel. Each panel member will award a score based on a scoring rubric designed to reflect the Georgia Keys to Quality and the Academic Coach Program components. Ranking of the scores will establish a priority list from which recommendations for grant awards will be made.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.271(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>All applications must be received by the Georgia Department of Education, Teacher Quality Division, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the date specified by the Department.Applications from individual schools will not be accepted. All school applications must be a part of a local school district application to be considered for review. Requests for information should be sent to: Teacher Quality Division, Georgia Department of Education, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, Suite 1854, Atlanta, GA 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.272" name="160-1-4-.272" title="160-1-4-.272">Rule 160-1-4-.272 Comprehensive Academic Performance System (CAPS) Demonstration Site Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of the Program</B>. The intent of the funding is to provide seed resources to stimulate the adoption of a school-based comprehensive academic performance system that consolidates the use of curriculum standards alignment and pacing, benchmark assessment, differentiated instruction, parent involvement, and public accountability. Use of a web-based accountability system is required.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions.</B> Each participant school, with the support of its affiliated district, must: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Develop and implement an achievement-oriented, comprehensive instructional model that champions standards-based instruction, benchmark assessment, data driven decision-making, differentiated instruction, parent involvement, and public accountability;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Make the time and funding commitments required for the training of leaders, teachers, coaches, parents, community, etc.;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Set annual and benchmark measurable goals for improving learning, teaching and assessment;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Align instruction to state standards for the content that all students should know by grade span and subject;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Conduct formative and summative assessment of student academic achievement at regular intervals;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Utilize results of benchmark student assessments that have clear performance criteria to differentiate instruction;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Publicize student performance statistics at each interval, including statistics by subject, by teacher and by class;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Provide parents with specific information regarding the performance of their students;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(2)(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Agree to participate in on-going coordination with the GaDOE and school/system project teams.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Participants.</B> All local public school districts that have not already implemented a web-based accountability system are eligible to nominate up to one elementary, middle, and high school to participate in the demonstration project.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Grant proposals are reviewed for adherence to the terms and conditions described above. Funds are awarded for the following allowable activities: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(4)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To compensate an Instructional Coach;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(4)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To offset the costs of installing required technology.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.272(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and applications should be made to the Policy Division, Georgia Department of Education, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.273" name="160-1-4-.273" title="160-1-4-.273">Rule 160-1-4-.273 Title II-A Program Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Program. </B>There is a lack of equitable student access to highly qualified teachers throughout the state of Georgia. Therefore, the Title II-A program provides grants to local education agencies (LEAs) for schools to develop and support specific programs to improve teacher quality, increase the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms, and give equitable access to highly qualified teachers for all students in the state.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Terms and Conditions. </B>School systems, state schools and/or Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS) centers with a proven spending record of Title II-A funds will have the opportunity to utilize reallocated Title II-A state activity funds to support a specific program to address the need to increase the number of highly qualified teachers in their district. The use of reallocated funds shall be subject to timeframes given by the GaDOE. LEAs must comply with these timeframes to ensure complete expenditure of funds. This grant is not annual but is subject to availability.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients(s). </B>Local school systems, state schools and/or GNETS centers with proven spending record of Title II-A funds, are eligible to receive grants.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Priority for funding will be given to applications in which the activity leads directly to increasing the number and/or percentage of highly qualified teachers in the district, state school, or GNETS center. This includes such activities as taking content courses, required tests, etc. To determine the recommendation, a committee of five educators will review and score applications using a rubric that includes elements such as need, objectives, project design, program coordination, evaluation, budget narrative and assurances. Applications describing other allowable activities will be funded according to the percentage of Highly Qualified (HQT) teachers reported in the HQT report, with districts with the lowest percentage of HQT teachers given priority over other applicants in the Title II-A area. Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To apply for a Teacher Quality program grant, school districts, state schools, or GNETS centers will complete a brief application in which the following information is provided: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> District demographic data including the number of teachers in the district, state school, or GNETS centers to which the HQT requirements apply, percentage HQT teachers, and a brief description of current highly qualified teacher status.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Copy of the goal from the Comprehensive Local Education Agency (LEA) Improvement Plan the activity will address or a statement of the goal if a Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan was not required.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Description of the proposed activity.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Description of how the activity will be evaluated.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Proposed budget amount will be determined by the GaDOE.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(a)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Assurance Statement signed by the district Superintendent and Title II-A Coordinator assuring that the funds will be spent and a completion report (financial report and evaluation summary not to exceed one page) submitted by the deadline.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Applications will be submitted electronically to the Professional Standards Commission Title II-A representatives.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.273(5)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All requests for information should be made to: Division of Teacher Quality, Georgia Department of Education, 1854 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.274" name="160-1-4-.274" title="160-1-4-.274">Rule 160-1-4-.274 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2741.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Grant. </B>The purpose of this grant is to improve the infrastructure in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and to aid the national economy by providing federal funds made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to local education agencies to purchase equipment for use in the NSLP.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2742.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Term and Conditions. </B>Recipients must meet the federal eligibility criteria specified in Public Law 111-5 and state criteria including application requirements and deadlines for expenditure. Recipients must follow all applicable federal and state procurement requirements. Recipients must justify the degree of need of the equipment and identify the focus area(s) of the requested equipment.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2743.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B>Local Education Agencies that operate the National School Lunch Program, have 50 percent or more of its students eligible for free or reduced-price meals, and have the ability to spend the grant award within three (3) months of the award are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2744.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award. </B>Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described above. Grant awards will be based on percentages of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals, the equipment's priority need, and the estimated cost for the equipment needed.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2745.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and applications should be made to School Nutrition Program, Georgia Department of Education, 1662 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.275" name="160-1-4-.275" title="160-1-4-.275">Rule 160-1-4-.275 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2751.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of this grant is to improve the infrastructure in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) by providing federal funds made available in accordance with Section 7(a)(2) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 ( <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/us/books/United_States_Code/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=1776&amp;title=42#1776(a)(2)" target="_newtab">42 U.S.C. § 1776(a)(2)</a>) to local School Food (SFA) to purchase equipment for use in the NSLP.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2752.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Recipients must meet the federal eligibility criteria and state criteria including application requirements and deadlines for expenditure. Recipients must follow all applicable federal and state procurement requirements. Recipients must justify the degree of need of the equipment and identify the focus area(s) of the requested equipment.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2753.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Eligible recipients are SFAs that operate the National School Lunch Program. Priority will be given to SFAs that did not receive a previous NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant award either under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Grant or any subsequent Acts. Priority will also be given to SFAs that serve high needs schools (e.g., schools in underserved areas, schools with limited access to other resources, and age of food service equipment) where 50 percent or more of the enrolled students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2754.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described above. Grant awards will be based on percentages of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals and the equipment's priority need, and estimated cost of the equipment needed.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2755.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and applications should be made to School Nutrition Program, Georgia Department of Education, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Ave. SE, 1570 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia, 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.276" name="160-1-4-.276" title="160-1-4-.276">Rule 160-1-4-.276 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grants for School Food Authorities</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2761.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of this annual federal grant is to improve school climate, school safety, and student health by providing funds for students to receive fresh vegetable or fresh fruit snacks during the school day but outside of the meal periods.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2762.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Recipients must meet the federal eligibility criteria and state criteria. Recipients must follow all applicable federal and state procurement requirements.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2763.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> Only elementary schools where 50 percent or more of the enrolled students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals in School Food Authorities (SFAs) that operate the National School Lunch Program may apply for the grant. Priority will be given to SFAs with the greatest percentage of enrolled students eligible for free or reduced-price meals.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2764.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described above. Grant awards will be based on percentages of students eligible for free or reduced- price meals, the completeness and correctness of the SFAs application, and evidence that the SFA is in good standing in all of their programs within the NSLP.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2765.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and applications should be made to School Nutrition Program, Georgia Department of Education, 1662 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.277" name="160-1-4-.277" title="160-1-4-.277">Rule 160-1-4-.277 High Cost Fund for Special Education Services</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2771.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Grant. </B>The purpose of this grant is to reimburse Local Education Agencies (LEAs) for funds expended on the education of individual students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) whose high costs exceed three times the state per pupil expenditure since, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/us/books/United_States_Code/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=1400&amp;title=20&amp;getbrowsepage=yes#" target="_newtab">20 U.S.C. § 1400</a><I>et seq.</I>, LEAs may not deny a student with an IEP a service or support due to the cost of that service or support.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2772.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Term and Conditions. </B>Recipients must meet the federal eligibility criteria and state criteria including application requirements and deadlines for expenditure. Recipients must comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and all federal and state rules and regulations implementing IDEA. The LEA must submit actual invoices or other evidence of payment with its application.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2773.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B> LEAs that expend three times the state average per pupil expenditure on the education of an individual student with an IEP during the state fiscal year. The LEA must have expended funds on services or supports in accordance with the student's IEP.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2774.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award. </B>Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described above as well as required documentation and evidence of support. The LEA must submit actual invoices or other evidence of payment with its application. Funds will be prioritized first to those LEAs with students that are wards of the state, then to LEAs with students attending the Georgia School for the Deaf, Georgia Academy for the Blind, or Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, then to LEAs with students maintained in the community. No LEA will be reimbursed for residential services unless all the Residential and Reintergration funds are exhausted and these funds are not exhausted by high cost students maintained in the local community.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2775.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and applications should be made to Division for Special Education Services, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.278" name="160-1-4-.278" title="160-1-4-.278">Rule 160-1-4-.278 State Personnel Development Grant for Special Education</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2781.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Grant. </B>The purpose of this grant is to support the implementation of scientifically-based intervention strategies in academics and dropout prevention to increase student achievement in reading and math, increase graduation rates and improve post-secondary outcomes for students with disabilities.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2782.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Term and Conditions. </B>Recipient Local Units of Administrations (LUAs) must meet the federal eligibility criteria and state criteria including application requirements and deadlines for expenditure. Recipients must comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and all federal and state rules and regulations implementing IDEA. Recipients must maintain data for analysis and reporting. Recipients must submit a budget for approval and complete a quarterly financial report.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2783.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B> LUAs that create partnerships with Georgia Learning Resource System Centers, local school systems and other agencies to support the implementation of scientifically-based intervention strategies and implement long term evidence-based professional learning activities are eligible for a grant award.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2784.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award. </B>Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described above and by calculating the total state funds the applicant earned for the teacher in the requested low incidence disability area. Grant awards will be determined based on adherence to identified grant goals outlined by the Georgia Department of Education and the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2785.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and applications should be made to Division for Special Education Supports, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.279" name="160-1-4-.279" title="160-1-4-.279">Rule 160-1-4-.279 Personnel Devlopment and Parental Involvement Activity Grant for English Language Learners</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2791.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Grant.</B> This grant will improve the capacity of participating schools to appropriately serve limited English proficient children, including immigrant children and youth, and will also provide support for needed parental involvement activities.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2792.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Term and Conditions. </B>Recipient Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs) must provide professional learning opportunities for teachers in Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) with low-density English language learner (ELL) populations. Recipient RESAs must increase parental involvement activities aimed at increasing the ability of the parents and guardians of ELL students to support the academic achievement of their children.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2793.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B> RESAs that create partnerships with LEAs that have low-density ELL populations.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2794.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award. </B>The grant is awarded based on the capability of the applicant to provide professional development and parental involvement activities to identified LEAs.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2795.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and applications should be made to Innovative Academic Programs, Georgia Department of Education, 1758 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.280" name="160-1-4-.280" title="160-1-4-.280">Rule 160-1-4-.280 Title I School Improvement Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.280(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Program. </B>School Improvement Grants, authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Title I or ESEA), are grants, through State educational agencies (SEAs), to local educational agencies (LEAs) for use in Title I schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to provide adequate resources in order to raise substantially the achievement of their students so as to enable the schools to make adequate yearly progress and exit improvement status.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.280(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Terms and Conditions. </B>Under the final requirements published in the Federal Register in December 2009, School Improvement Grant ("SIG") funds are to be focused on each State's persistently lowest-achieving Title I schools in improvement, corrective action, or restructuring ("Tier I schools") and, at an LEA's option, persistently-lowest achieving secondary schools that are eligible for, but do not receive, Title I, Part A funds ("Tier II schools"). An LEA may also use School Improvement Grant funds in Title I schools in improvement, corrective action, or restructuring that are not identified as persistently lowest-achieving schools ("Tier III schools"). In the Tier I and Tier II schools an LEA chooses to serve, the LEA must implement one of four intervention models: turnaround model, restart model, school closure, or transformation model. The School Improvement Grant funds will remain available for obligation and expenditure through September 30, 2013.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.280(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B>In awarding subgrants, an SEA must "give priority to the local educational agencies with the lowest-achieving schools that demonstrate - (A) the greatest need for the funds; and (B) the strongest commitment to ensuring that such funds are used to provide adequate resources to enable the lowest-achieving schools to meet the goals under school and local educational improvement, corrective action, and restructuring plans under section 1116." The regulatory requirements expand upon these provisions, further defining LEAs with the "greatest need" for School Improvement Grant funds and the "strongest commitment" to ensuring that such funds are used to raise substantially student achievement in the persistently lowest-achieving schools in the State. <P>To identify the persistently lowest-achieving schools in the State, and SEA must take into account (a) the academic achievement of the "all students" group in a school in terms of proficiency on the State's assessments under section 1111(b)(3) of the ESEA in reading/language arts and mathematics combined; (b) the school's lack of progress on those assessments over a number of years in the "all students" group; and (c) the school's graduation rate (less than 60 percent over a three-year period).</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.280(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award. </B>The annual grant award process consists of identifying the persistently lowest-achieving schools eligible for the grant, notifying the local educational agencies and providing the required School Improvement Grant application, reviewing and approving submitted applications, and notifying grantees of awards following State Board of Education Approval. <P>LEAs must submit a comprehensive School Improvement Grant application to the State educational agency, which must: identify the school intervention model the LEA will implement in each Tier I and Tier II school it commits to serve; demonstrate that the LEA has analyzed the needs of each school, selected an intervention for each school, and has the capacity to enable each school to implement, fully and effectively, the required activities of the school intervention model it has selected; describe actions it has taken, or will take to design and implement interventions consistent with the final requirements; a budget indicating the amount of School Improvement Grant funds the LEA will use to support school improvement activities; include the required assurances; indicate any waivers that the LEA will implement with respect to the School Improvement Grant funds; and include any other provisions required by the United States Department of Education or SEA.</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.280(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and applications should be directed to the Office of Education Support and Improvement, School Improvement, 1870 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.281" name="160-1-4-.281" title="160-1-4-.281">Rule 160-1-4-.281 High Performance Principals</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2811.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Purpose of Grant. </B>The purpose of this grant is to provide salary supplements to attract quality principals to low performing schools to create a culture of learning and respect and to improve student achievement. The grant serves to develop strong leadership that will be effective in improving and maintaining the academic success of students and encourage high performance principals to accept positions as principals in secondary schools in Georgia that have been identified as Needs Improvement schools.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2812.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Term and Conditions. </B>Recipient Local Education Agencies (LEAs) must have school principals that meet certification, performance, and eligibility criteria. School principals designated as high performance principals must work in a school designated as Needs Improvement. The LEA must submit actual invoices or other evidence of payment with its application. The LEA must contract with the principal and designate the principal as a high performance principal.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2813.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Eligible Recipients. </B> LEAs that employ high performance principals in Needs Improvement schools at the secondary level.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2814.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Criteria for Award. </B>The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) screens schools utilizing student achievement performance data to create a pool of eligible schools. GaDOE will examine the pool of eligible schools for principals that have been at the eligible school for at least three years. From this pool, a committee of individuals from GaDOE and the Governor's Office of Student Achievement will review student performance data to recommend high performance principals. The number of awards is based on appropriated funding.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2815.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying. </B>Requests for information and applications should be made to Division of School Improvement, Georgia Department of Education, 1870 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia, 30334.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.282" name="160-1-4-.282" title="160-1-4-.282">Rule 160-1-4-.282 Striving Reader Comprehensive Literacy Project</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2821.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant</B>. The purpose of the grant is to provide federal funds for Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and non-profit early learning providers serving Georgia's neediest students. Funds will be used to implement projects designed to advance literacy skills, reading and writing for students from birth through grade 12. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2822.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions</B>. Grants are awarded through a competitive process to LEA's and not-for-profit early learning providers that agree to develop a system literacy plan, provide classrooms with print rich materials, provide digital content to extend learning, use valid and reliable assessments, provide a schedule consistent with research in order to maximize literacy instruction, and ensure that all leaders and teachers participate in all literacy training. Recipients must agree to participate in an evaluation, attend state sponsored training and submit reports upon request. These reports are collected by the department and sent to the United States Department of Education (USED). </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2823.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. LEAs that have 35% or more students participating in free or reduced lunch are eligible to apply. Non-profit providers of early learning residing within a district with more than 35% students participating in free or reduced lunch are eligible to apply. Districts will perform a needs assessment to determine that they have selected the neediest schools to include in their sub grant application. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2824.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Applications are reviewed by Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions describe in the application. Applications are then sent randomly to approved national readers to be scored. Funding will be awarded based on the following formula: 15% for children birth through age 5, 40% for elementary schools and 40% for students in middle and high school to be distributed evenly. Funds are awarded for a two year cycle. Participation in the project extends through the life of the grant for data reporting purposes. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2825.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Requests for information and application should be made to the Striving Reader Office, Georgia Department of Education, 1758 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334, or online at <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.doe.k12.ga.us" target="_blank">www.doe.k12.ga.us</a>. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.283" name="160-1-4-.283" title="160-1-4-.283">Rule 160-1-4-.283 Race to the Top Relocation Bonus</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2831.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant</B>. The purpose of the grant is to provide federal funds to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to ensure the equitable distribution of effective teachers and leaders in Georgia. Funds will be used to as stipends to encourage the teachers and school leaders to relocate to rural, high-need schools and then as performance bonuses for meeting academic targets. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2832.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions</B>. Grants are awarded through a competitive process to LEAs that agree to recruit teachers and school leaders to serve in its schools that are in needs improvement status. The LEAs must set and meet performance goals that correlate to the school's and district's strategic plans and missions and provide professional development to its teachers and school leaders. Recipients must agree to evaluate its program and submit reports upon request. These reports are collected by the department and sent to the United States Department of Education (US ED). </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2833.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. LEAs that have schools that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for funding for that school: <P>The school must be in Needs Improvement Status; the school must not be a SIG recipient or in a Race to the Top district; the school must be located in a rural district; and the district must be in the process of replacing the school's principal for the 2012-2013 school year or have already replaced the principal for the 2011-2012 school year.</P> <P> For the purpose of this grant, a "rural LEA" is defined as either (1) an LEA located in a county with a population less than 35,000, (2) an LEA located in a county that has been legislatively designed "rural," or (3) an LEA eligible to receive federal grant funds the Rural and Low-Income School Program or the Small Rural Achievement Program. </P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2834.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Applications are reviewed and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded based on rank (the highest score first) and available funding. Funds are awarded for a two-year cycle. Participation in the project extends through the life of the grant for data reporting purposes. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2835.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Requests for information and application should be sent to the School Improvement Director, Georgia Department of Education, 1854 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or to cismith@doe.k12.ga.us. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.284" name="160-1-4-.284" title="160-1-4-.284">Rule 160-1-4-.284 Dual Language Immersion Program Grants</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2841.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant</B>. The purpose of the grant is to provide funds to elementary schools to implement dual language immersion programs. Funds will be used to offset costs of implementing a dual immersion program, such as the purchase of textbooks and materials and professional development. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2842.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions</B>. Grants are awarded through a competitive process to elementary schools that agree to implement dual immersion programs. The elementary schools must agree to implement dual immersion programs that: consist of at least two dual immersion sections in Kindergarten; employ at least two teachers for each dual language immersion grade level, one teacher targeting English and one teacher targeting the chosen foreign language; divide the school day so that students spend 50% of the day in English and 50% in the immersion language during the school day; allocate subjects to the English portion of the day or the immersion language portion of the day in accordance with the Georgia model; require parents to sign a commitment to have their children stay in the Dual Language Immersion program through Grade 5; establish a series of interventions for children who encounter serious difficulties; arrange for funding of textbook and instructional materials; reserve interventions for the English portion of the day; reverse the schedule at least once a year; share progress reports provided by the Georgia Department Office of Education with parents; have immersion students participate in external language proficiency testing if funding is available; and monitor the program for adherence to requirements and assurances. Grant recipients must provide appropriate professional development to all immersion teachers and at least one administrator. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2843.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients</B>. All Georgia elementary schools are eligible to apply. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2844.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award</B>. Applications are reviewed and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded based on rank (the highest score first) and available funding. </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2845.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B> Directions and Deadlines for Applying</B>. Requests for information and application should be sent to the Program Specialist for International Affairs, Georgia Department of Education, 1770 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or to gbarfield@doe.k12.ga.us. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.285" name="160-1-4-.285" title="160-1-4-.285">Rule 160-1-4-.285 Charter School State Facilities Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2851.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide funds to locally-approved and state charter schools for facilities and transportation costs. Funds are used for facility renovation and construction, transportation, and facility support.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2852.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to charter schools. The charter schools must be locally-approved charter schools. The charter school must either own the facility or own the property upon which it plans to build a facility. The charter school may also be in the process of purchasing the facility through a lease-purchase agreement or have a long-term lease that is five years or longer.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2853.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> All Georgia locally-approved and state charter schools are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2854.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded based on rank (the highest score first) and available funding.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2855.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Applications materials are made available on the Georgia Department of Education's website. For additional information, contact the Charter Schools Division, Georgia Department of Education, 2053 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or email Lou Erste at lerste@doe.k12.ga.us. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.286" name="160-1-4-.286" title="160-1-4-.286">Rule 160-1-4-.286 Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS) Facilities Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2861.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide funds to eligible Local Units of Administration (LUAs) for facility improvement costs where therapeutic and educational services are provided to students through GNETS (Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support). Funds are used for facility renovation, modification and construction.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2862.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to LUAs that own facilities where therapeutic and educational services are provided to students through GNETS. The LUAs must also agree to and comply with all conditions listed in the Letter of Assurance, application, and contract.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2863.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> All Georgia LUAs that own facilities where therapeutic and educational services are provided to students through GNETS are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2864.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded based on rank (the highest score first) and available funding.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2865.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Applications will be distributed by email to eligible LUAs. The deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2017. For additional information, contact the Facilities Services &amp; Pupil Transportation Division, Georgia Department of Education, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE, Suite 1670 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, GA 30334 or email Mike Rowland atmrowland@doe.k12.ga.us.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.287" name="160-1-4-.287" title="160-1-4-.287">Rule 160-1-4-.287 Literacy for Learning, Living and Leading in Georgia (L4GA) Project</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2871.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide federal funds for Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and their partnering organizations to serve Georgia's students. Funds will be used to implement projects designed to create systemic change by engaging early care providers, schools, community organizations, and teacher educators to advance literacy skills, reading and writing for students from birth through grade 12.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2872.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to LEAs that partner with community coalitions and identify a feeder pattern from birth through grade 12. The LEA-partnerships will develop a systemic literacy plan and create routines for reviewing system-wide data to address systemic issues. LEA-partnerships are expected to engage community organizations, teacher educators, and schools, provide classrooms with print-rich materials, leverage digital learning, use valid and reliable assessments, provide a schedule consistent with research in order to maximize literacy instruction, and ensure that all partners, including school leaders and teachers, participate in professional learning. Recipients must agree to participate in an evaluation, attend state-sponsored training and submit reports upon request. These reports are collected by the Georgia Department of Education and sent to the United States Department of Education (US ED).</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2873.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> All LEAs are eligible to apply. LEAs will perform a needs assessment to determine that they have selected the neediest schools to include in their subgrant application.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2874.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions describe in the application. Applications are then sent randomly to approved national readers to be scored. Funding will be awarded based on the following formula: 15% for children birth through age 5, 40% for elementary schools and 40% for students in middle and high school to be distributed evenly. Funds are awarded for a three-year period, pending annual reports and budget approvals. Participation in the project extends through the life of the grant for data reporting purposes.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2875.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and application should be made to the L4GA Grant Office, Georgia Department of Education, 1758 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334, or online at <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.doe.k12.ga.us" target="_blank">www.doe.k12.ga.us</a>. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.288" name="160-1-4-.288" title="160-1-4-.288">Rule 160-1-4-.288 CTAE Middle School Computer Coding Program (CS4GA)</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2881.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to effectively prepare middle school students for more rigorous computer science offerings. Funds will be used to support computer coding programs for middle school students in rural underserved or high poverty school clusters in Georgia.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2882.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to local educational agencies (LEA) that commit to the expansion of coding programs and computer-based education that are robust and sustainable over time. Each grant shall include funding for equipment, training, curriculum, and teacher professional development, and shall not exceed $25,000. Up to four (4) competitive, school-based grants per LEA may be awarded, with the stipulation of a cash-matching or in-kind basis for the second and fourth school awards.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2883.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> LEAs that have middle schools in rural underserved or high poverty school clusters are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2884.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Georgia Department of Education staff review applications for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. Points are awarded to each grant, and schools are selected based on pre-determined criteria. Funds are awarded for a one-year period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2885.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and application should be made to lplan@doe.k12.ga.us. </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.289" name="160-1-4-.289" title="160-1-4-.289">Rule 160-1-4-.289 Creating Opportunities Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2891.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide for renovation, modernization, replacement or purchase of Capital-Related Equipment for the enhancement of programs that are currently certified or in the process of achieving industry certification in educational facilities that align to third-party industry-recognized credentials linked to an occupation that is identified as part of the skilled trade industry.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2892.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Each grant shall include funding for the purchase of Capital-Related Equipment for the enhancement of skilled trade industry programs. Grants awarded will range from $25,000 - $100,000. Competitive grants will be awarded to local educational agencies (LEA) for programs that meet and exceed the teacher credentialing, industry certification, advisory committee, and student credentialing requirements of the grant within the competitive grant timeline.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2893.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipients.</B> LEAs whose high schools meet the following requirements: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2893.1)">1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> be currently industry certified and in good standing or in the process of achieving industry certification;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2893.2)">2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> have a significant need of program upgrade in order to pursue industry certification the following school year;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2893.3)">3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> have a current Advisory Committee to include industry and educational partners that meets at least twice per year; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2893.4)">4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> be linked to an occupation that is identified as part of the skilled trade industry.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2894.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Georgia Department of Education staff review applications for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. Points are awarded to each grant, and schools are selected based on pre-determined criteria. Funds are awarded for a one-year period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2895.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and application should be made to lplan@doe.k12.ga.us.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.290" name="160-1-4-.290" title="160-1-4-.290">Rule 160-1-4-.290 Title IV, Part A stART Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2901.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the Title IV, Part A stART grants is to assist rural schools and districts in creating and developing arts initiatives that support quality arts education programs that significantly improve student access to the arts. This grant is specifically for the creation of new arts programs or the expansion of existing arts programs in rural Georgia school districts.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2902.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to rural school districts. Eligible rural school districts must be those districts eligible to receive federal grant funds through the federal Rural and Low-Income School Program or the Small Rural Achievement Program at the time of the application. The grant awards are one-time funds for use from January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2903.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> K-12 public school districts, as well as eligible non-public schools located within the geographic boundaries of these public school districts are eligible to apply for stART grants. Multiple public schools within a school district may apply and receive school-level stART grants through the district if the district does not submit a districtwide stART grant application. If a school district submits a districtwide stART grant application, public schools within that district are ineligible to submit a grant application under the stART program. Eligible non-public schools must apply through the public school district where the grant funding will be awarded and administered.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2904.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded based on rank (the highest score first) and available funding.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2905.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Application materials are made available on the Georgia Department of Education's website. For additional information, contact the Teaching and Learning Division, Georgia Department of Education, 1766 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or email Jessica Booth, Fine Arts Program Specialist, at jbooth@doe.k12.ga.us</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.291" name="160-1-4-.291" title="160-1-4-.291">Rule 160-1-4-.291 Title IV, Part A E3 (Entrepreneurship - Enterprise - Education) Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2911.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the E3 (Entrepreneurship - Enterprise - Education) grant is to assist rural schools and districts in creating and developing entrepreneurship initiatives. These initiatives will support quality entrepreneurial lessons which will significantly improve student access to entrepreneurships and enterprise and advance the curriculum of CTAE pathways or classes. This Request for Application (RFA) is specifically for the creation of new entrepreneurial lessons and curriculum to expand existing CTAE classes or implement new pathways in rural Georgia.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2912.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to rural school districts. Eligible rural school districts must be those districts eligible to receive federal grant funds through the federal Rural and Low-Income School Program or the Small Rural Achievement Program at the time of the application. The grant awards are one-time funds for use from January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2913.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> Public school districts, as well as eligible non-public schools located within the geographic boundaries of these public school districts are eligible to apply for E3 (Entrepreneurship - Enterprise - Education) grants. Multiple public schools within a school district may apply and receive school-level E3 (Entrepreneurship - Enterprise - Education) grants through the district. Eligible non-public schools must apply through the public school district where the grant funding will be awarded and administered. Eligible schools are limited to those serving grades 9 - 12.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2914.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded based on rank (the highest score first) and available funding.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2915.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Application materials are made available on the Georgia Department of Education's website. For additional information, contact the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Division, Georgia Department of Education, 1752 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or email at E3Grant@doe.k12.ga.us.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.292" name="160-1-4-.292" title="160-1-4-.292">Rule 160-1-4-.292 Title I, Part A Distinguished School Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2921.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the Title I, Part A Distinguished School Grant is to award federal funds to two of the top School wide Title I Schools in Georgia for their documented outstanding achievements in education. The grant funds will serve as a reward for both obtaining a score in the top 5% on the single score of the previous school year College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) as well as for documenting the specific supplemental initiatives that led to the high achievement. Funds will be used to assist with travel expenses incurred by the schools as the schools serve as representatives for the National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) National Distinguished School Award Ceremony at the NAESPA Conference.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2922.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Recipients must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a formal application describing the supplemental initiatives they have put in place that has assisted them in attaining a high level of academic achievement. Grant awards are one-time funds that must be used during the fiscal year in which the funds are awarded.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2923.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> School wide Title I schools in Georgia that score in the top 5% on the single score of the CCRPI for the previous school year are eligible to apply.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2924.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award. </B> Applications are reviewed for adherence to the terms and conditions described above and scored by the Georgia Department of Education. Funding will be awarded to the two highest ranked schools after scoring of the applications are completed.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2925.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Application materials are made available on the Georgia Department of Education's website. For additional information, contact the Federal Programs Division - Title I Department, Georgia Department of Education, 1858 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or email Dr. Randy Phillips, Title I Program Manager, at rphillips@doe.k12.ga.us</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.293" name="160-1-4-.293" title="160-1-4-.293">Rule 160-1-4-.293 CS4GA Computer Science Capacity Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2931.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the CS4GA Computer Science Capacity Grant is to build instructional capacity around computer science education. Funds will be used to provide professional learning opportunities for teachers including, but not limited to, experiences that lead to a computer science credential.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2932.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to local educational agencies (LEA), a consortia of LEAs, local charter schools, state charter schools, and eligible partnerships between an LEA and an approved high-quality professional learning provider. The applicants will develop a systemic computer science implementation plan with specific professional learning goals for teachers within the system. Awardees must agree to make their trained teachers available to other LEAs following implementation of grant activities. Awardees will also produce a report at the conclusion of the grant period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2933.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> Eligible recipients include LEAs, a consortia of LEAs, local charter schools, state charter schools, and partnerships between an LEA and an approved high-quality professional learning provider.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2934.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Applications are reviewed by the Georgia Department of Education for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. The primary criterion is a plan for the expenditure of grant funds that provides a detailed explanation of the professional learning plan for local teachers. Additional criteria will be based on (a) the number of teachers in a local school system that require training and the number of teachers in a local school system that have already received training; and (b) the willingness of local school systems to make available their teachers who have received training in computer science courses and content to provide computer science instruction in another local school system or systems. Eighty-five percent of grant funds must be directed towards teacher development. Funding will be awarded based on rank according to a rubric and availability of funds.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2935.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and application should be made to the Georgia Department of Education, Computer Science Program Specialist, Bryan Cox, at bcox@doe.k12.ga.us, Georgia Department of Education, 1762 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334 or online at <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.gadoe.org/computerscience" target="_blank">www.gadoe.org/computerscience</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.294" name="160-1-4-.294" title="160-1-4-.294">Rule 160-1-4-.294 CTAE Opportunities Equipment Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2941.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide funds for grants for Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education equipment and film and audio-video equipment. The equipment purchased with these funds shall be essential industry standard equipment for CTAE labs and classrooms. The equipment purchased should enhance the instructional opportunities for the students in the CTAE programs. The grant is available to high school and middle school CTAE programs and the Elementary Agriculture Pilot programs. New or renovated facilities are <B><U>not</U></B> a requirement of this grant. Preference will be given to systems not receiving Capital Equipment, CONNECT, or AVTF Grants during the past five years.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2942.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Each grant shall include funding for the purchase of Capital-Related Equipment for the enhancement of high school and middle school CTAE programs and the Elementary Agriculture Pilot programs. Grants awarded should not exceed the stated maximum amount for each CTAE program/lab/option. Competitive grants will be awarded to local educational agencies (LEA) for programs that meet and exceed the requirements of the grant within the competitive grant timeline. Each application must include a letter from an industry partner describing the need for the proposed equipment, include evidence of an active industry advisory committee, and identify an implementation strategy.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2943.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> LEAs whose high school or middle school CTAE program or Elementary Agriculture Pilot program meets the following requirements: Have an active industry advisory committee, obtain a letter from an industry partner describing the need for the proposed equipment, and identify an implementation strategy.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2944.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> Georgia Department of Education staff review applications for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. Points are awarded to each grant, and schools are selected based on pre-determined criteria. Funds are awarded for a one-year period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2945.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Requests for information and application should be made to lplan@doe.k12.ga.us. Applications should be submitted by deadline stated on grant application.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.295" name="160-1-4-.295" title="160-1-4-.295">Rule 160-1-4-.295 Title I Section 1003 School Improvement Rural Resource Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2951.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide additional, one-time funds for identified schools in rural areas to focus their efforts in increasing student achievement through addressing Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement, including coherent instruction, effective leadership, supportive learning environment, professional capacity, and family and community engagement.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2952.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to local educational agencies (LEA). Grant awards must be used during the fiscal year in which the funds are awarded. Awardees must also produce a report at the conclusion of the grant period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2953.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> Eligible applicants must be LEAs serving Title I schools identified as comprehensive support and improvement, targeted support and improvement, or comprehensive support and improvement promise as defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). In addition, the LEA must be considered rural as defined by the Title V, Part B section of ESSA, which is the Rural Education Initiative. LEAs with federally identified schools may also apply for a districtwide grant to enhance their efforts to support the identified schools within their district.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2954.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> The Rural Resource Grant activity/project/program/intervention must: <P>* Respond to a need identified in the comprehensive needs assessment and/or Georgia School Assessment of Performance on Systems (GSAPS) review;</P> <P>* Focus on Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement: Coherent Instruction, Effective Leadership, Supportive Learning Environment, Professional Capacity and/or Family and Community Engagement; and</P> <P>* Include strong, moderate, or promising evidence-based interventions.</P> <P>Georgia Department of Education staff review applications for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. Funding will be awarded based on rank according to a rubric and availability of funds. Funds are awarded for a one-year period.</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2955.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Information about the grant can be found on the Division of School and District Effectiveness's webpage (<a class="LinkOut" href="https://www.gadoe.org/School-Improvement/School-Improvement-Services/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.gadoe.org/School-Improvement/School-Improvement-Services/Pages/default.aspx</a>) or by contacting Amy Alderman, Program Manager, at aalderman@doe.k12.ga.us, Georgia Department of Education, 1854 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334. Information about the grant will be shared with all eligible districts.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.296" name="160-1-4-.296" title="160-1-4-.296">Rule 160-1-4-.296 Title I Section 1003 School Improvement Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement Grant</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2961.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Purpose of Grant.</B> The purpose of the grant is to provide funds for federally identified schools to focus their efforts in increasing student achievement through addressing Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement, including coherent instruction, effective leadership, supportive learning environment, family and community engagement, and professional capacity.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2962.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Term and Conditions.</B> Grants are awarded through a competitive process to local educational agencies (LEA). Grant award funds must be used during the fiscal year in which the funds are awarded. Awardees must also produce a report at the conclusion of the grant period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2963.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Eligible Recipient(s).</B> Eligible applicants must be LEAs serving Title I schools identified as comprehensive support and improvement, targeted support and improvement, or comprehensive support and improvement promise as defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). LEAs with federally identified schools may also apply for a districtwide grant to enhance their efforts to support the identified schools within their district.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2964.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Criteria for Award.</B> The Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement Grant activity/project/program/intervention must: <P>* Respond to a need identified in the comprehensive needs assessment and/or Georgia School Assessment of Performance on Systems (GSAPS) review;</P> <P>* Focus on Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement: Coherent Instruction, Effective Leadership, Supportive Learning Environment, Professional Capacity and/or Family and Community Engagement; and</P> <P>* Include strong, moderate, or promising evidence-based interventions.</P> <P>Georgia Department of Education staff review applications for adherence to the terms and conditions described in the application. Funding will be awarded based on rank according to a rubric and availability of funds. Funds are awarded for a one-year period.</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="160-1-4-.2965.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Directions and Deadlines for Applying.</B> Information about the grant can be found on the Division of School and District Effectiveness's webpage (<a class="LinkOut" href="https://www.gadoe.org/School-Improvement/School-Improvement-Services/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.gadoe.org/School-Improvement/School-Improvement-Services/Pages/default.aspx</a>) or by contacting Amy Alderman, Program Manager, at aalderman@doe.k12.ga.us, Georgia Department of Education, 1854 Twin Towers East, 205 Jesse Hill Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334. 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160-1-4-.98 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.99" name="160-1-4-.99" title="160-1-4-.99">Rule 160-1-4-.99 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.100" name="160-1-4-.100" title="160-1-4-.100">Rule 160-1-4-.100 Low Incidence Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.101" name="160-1-4-.101" title="160-1-4-.101">Rule 160-1-4-.101 Grant For Residential and Reintegration Services</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.102" name="160-1-4-.102" title="160-1-4-.102">Rule 160-1-4-.102 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.103" name="160-1-4-.103" title="160-1-4-.103">Rule 160-1-4-.103 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.104" name="160-1-4-.104" title="160-1-4-.104">Rule 160-1-4-.104 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.105" name="160-1-4-.105" title="160-1-4-.105">Rule 160-1-4-.105 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.106" name="160-1-4-.106" title="160-1-4-.106">Rule 160-1-4-.106 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.107" name="160-1-4-.107" title="160-1-4-.107">Rule 160-1-4-.107 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.108" name="160-1-4-.108" title="160-1-4-.108">Rule 160-1-4-.108 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.109" name="160-1-4-.109" title="160-1-4-.109">Rule 160-1-4-.109 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.110" name="160-1-4-.110" title="160-1-4-.110">Rule 160-1-4-.110 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.111" name="160-1-4-.111" title="160-1-4-.111">Rule 160-1-4-.111 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.112" name="160-1-4-.112" title="160-1-4-.112">Rule 160-1-4-.112 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.113" name="160-1-4-.113" title="160-1-4-.113">Rule 160-1-4-.113 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.114" name="160-1-4-.114" title="160-1-4-.114">Rule 160-1-4-.114 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.115" name="160-1-4-.115" title="160-1-4-.115">Rule 160-1-4-.115 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.116" name="160-1-4-.116" title="160-1-4-.116">Rule 160-1-4-.116 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.117" name="160-1-4-.117" title="160-1-4-.117">Rule 160-1-4-.117 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.118" name="160-1-4-.118" title="160-1-4-.118">Rule 160-1-4-.118 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.119" name="160-1-4-.119" title="160-1-4-.119">Rule 160-1-4-.119 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.120" name="160-1-4-.120" title="160-1-4-.120">Rule 160-1-4-.120 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.121" name="160-1-4-.121" title="160-1-4-.121">Rule 160-1-4-.121 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.122" name="160-1-4-.122" title="160-1-4-.122">Rule 160-1-4-.122 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.123" name="160-1-4-.123" title="160-1-4-.123">Rule 160-1-4-.123 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.124" name="160-1-4-.124" title="160-1-4-.124">Rule 160-1-4-.124 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.125" name="160-1-4-.125" title="160-1-4-.125">Rule 160-1-4-.125 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.126" name="160-1-4-.126" title="160-1-4-.126">Rule 160-1-4-.126 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.127" name="160-1-4-.127" title="160-1-4-.127">Rule 160-1-4-.127 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.128" name="160-1-4-.128" title="160-1-4-.128">Rule 160-1-4-.128 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.129" name="160-1-4-.129" title="160-1-4-.129">Rule 160-1-4-.129 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.130" name="160-1-4-.130" title="160-1-4-.130">Rule 160-1-4-.130 Georgia Teacher of the Year Salary Step Increase</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.131" name="160-1-4-.131" title="160-1-4-.131">Rule 160-1-4-.131 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.132" name="160-1-4-.132" title="160-1-4-.132">Rule 160-1-4-.132 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.133" name="160-1-4-.133" title="160-1-4-.133">Rule 160-1-4-.133 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.134" name="160-1-4-.134" title="160-1-4-.134">Rule 160-1-4-.134 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.135" name="160-1-4-.135" title="160-1-4-.135">Rule 160-1-4-.135 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.136" name="160-1-4-.136" title="160-1-4-.136">Rule 160-1-4-.136 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.137" name="160-1-4-.137" title="160-1-4-.137">Rule 160-1-4-.137 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.138" name="160-1-4-.138" title="160-1-4-.138">Rule 160-1-4-.138 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.139" name="160-1-4-.139" title="160-1-4-.139">Rule 160-1-4-.139 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.140" name="160-1-4-.140" title="160-1-4-.140">Rule 160-1-4-.140 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.141" name="160-1-4-.141" title="160-1-4-.141">Rule 160-1-4-.141 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.142" name="160-1-4-.142" title="160-1-4-.142">Rule 160-1-4-.142 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.143" name="160-1-4-.143" title="160-1-4-.143">Rule 160-1-4-.143 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.144" name="160-1-4-.144" title="160-1-4-.144">Rule 160-1-4-.144 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.145" name="160-1-4-.145" title="160-1-4-.145">Rule 160-1-4-.145 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.146" name="160-1-4-.146" title="160-1-4-.146">Rule 160-1-4-.146 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.147" name="160-1-4-.147" title="160-1-4-.147">Rule 160-1-4-.147 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.148" name="160-1-4-.148" title="160-1-4-.148">Rule 160-1-4-.148 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.149" name="160-1-4-.149" title="160-1-4-.149">Rule 160-1-4-.149 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.150" name="160-1-4-.150" title="160-1-4-.150">Rule 160-1-4-.150 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.151" name="160-1-4-.151" title="160-1-4-.151">Rule 160-1-4-.151 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.152" name="160-1-4-.152" title="160-1-4-.152">Rule 160-1-4-.152 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.153" name="160-1-4-.153" title="160-1-4-.153">Rule 160-1-4-.153 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.154" name="160-1-4-.154" title="160-1-4-.154">Rule 160-1-4-.154 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.155" name="160-1-4-.155" title="160-1-4-.155">Rule 160-1-4-.155 Charter School Planning Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.156" name="160-1-4-.156" title="160-1-4-.156">Rule 160-1-4-.156 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.157" name="160-1-4-.157" title="160-1-4-.157">Rule 160-1-4-.157 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.158" name="160-1-4-.158" title="160-1-4-.158">Rule 160-1-4-.158 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.159" name="160-1-4-.159" title="160-1-4-.159">Rule 160-1-4-.159 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.160" name="160-1-4-.160" title="160-1-4-.160">Rule 160-1-4-.160 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.161" name="160-1-4-.161" title="160-1-4-.161">Rule 160-1-4-.161 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.162" name="160-1-4-.162" title="160-1-4-.162">Rule 160-1-4-.162 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.163" name="160-1-4-.163" title="160-1-4-.163">Rule 160-1-4-.163 Capital Outlay Program - Growth Component</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.164" name="160-1-4-.164" title="160-1-4-.164">Rule 160-1-4-.164 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.165" name="160-1-4-.165" title="160-1-4-.165">Rule 160-1-4-.165 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.166" name="160-1-4-.166" title="160-1-4-.166">Rule 160-1-4-.166 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.167" name="160-1-4-.167" title="160-1-4-.167">Rule 160-1-4-.167 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.168" name="160-1-4-.168" title="160-1-4-.168">Rule 160-1-4-.168 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.169" name="160-1-4-.169" title="160-1-4-.169">Rule 160-1-4-.169 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.170" name="160-1-4-.170" title="160-1-4-.170">Rule 160-1-4-.170 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.171" name="160-1-4-.171" title="160-1-4-.171">Rule 160-1-4-.171 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.172" name="160-1-4-.172" title="160-1-4-.172">Rule 160-1-4-.172 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.173" name="160-1-4-.173" title="160-1-4-.173">Rule 160-1-4-.173 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.174" name="160-1-4-.174" title="160-1-4-.174">Rule 160-1-4-.174 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.175" name="160-1-4-.175" title="160-1-4-.175">Rule 160-1-4-.175 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.176" name="160-1-4-.176" title="160-1-4-.176">Rule 160-1-4-.176 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.177" name="160-1-4-.177" title="160-1-4-.177">Rule 160-1-4-.177 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.178" name="160-1-4-.178" title="160-1-4-.178">Rule 160-1-4-.178 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.179" name="160-1-4-.179" title="160-1-4-.179">Rule 160-1-4-.179 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.180" name="160-1-4-.180" title="160-1-4-.180">Rule 160-1-4-.180 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.181" name="160-1-4-.181" title="160-1-4-.181">Rule 160-1-4-.181 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.182" name="160-1-4-.182" title="160-1-4-.182">Rule 160-1-4-.182 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.183" name="160-1-4-.183" title="160-1-4-.183">Rule 160-1-4-.183 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.184" name="160-1-4-.184" title="160-1-4-.184">Rule 160-1-4-.184 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.185" name="160-1-4-.185" title="160-1-4-.185">Rule 160-1-4-.185 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.186" name="160-1-4-.186" title="160-1-4-.186">Rule 160-1-4-.186 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.187" name="160-1-4-.187" title="160-1-4-.187">Rule 160-1-4-.187 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.188" name="160-1-4-.188" title="160-1-4-.188">Rule 160-1-4-.188 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.189" name="160-1-4-.189" title="160-1-4-.189">Rule 160-1-4-.189 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.190" name="160-1-4-.190" title="160-1-4-.190">Rule 160-1-4-.190 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.191" name="160-1-4-.191" title="160-1-4-.191">Rule 160-1-4-.191 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.192" name="160-1-4-.192" title="160-1-4-.192">Rule 160-1-4-.192 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.193" name="160-1-4-.193" title="160-1-4-.193">Rule 160-1-4-.193 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.194" name="160-1-4-.194" title="160-1-4-.194">Rule 160-1-4-.194 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.195" name="160-1-4-.195" title="160-1-4-.195">Rule 160-1-4-.195 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.196" name="160-1-4-.196" title="160-1-4-.196">Rule 160-1-4-.196 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.197" name="160-1-4-.197" title="160-1-4-.197">Rule 160-1-4-.197 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.198" name="160-1-4-.198" title="160-1-4-.198">Rule 160-1-4-.198 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.199" name="160-1-4-.199" title="160-1-4-.199">Rule 160-1-4-.199 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.200" name="160-1-4-.200" title="160-1-4-.200">Rule 160-1-4-.200 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.201" name="160-1-4-.201" title="160-1-4-.201">Rule 160-1-4-.201 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.202" name="160-1-4-.202" title="160-1-4-.202">Rule 160-1-4-.202 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.203" name="160-1-4-.203" title="160-1-4-.203">Rule 160-1-4-.203 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.204" name="160-1-4-.204" title="160-1-4-.204">Rule 160-1-4-.204 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.205" name="160-1-4-.205" title="160-1-4-.205">Rule 160-1-4-.205 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.206" name="160-1-4-.206" title="160-1-4-.206">Rule 160-1-4-.206 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.207" name="160-1-4-.207" title="160-1-4-.207">Rule 160-1-4-.207 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.208" name="160-1-4-.208" title="160-1-4-.208">Rule 160-1-4-.208 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.209" name="160-1-4-.209" title="160-1-4-.209">Rule 160-1-4-.209 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.210" name="160-1-4-.210" title="160-1-4-.210">Rule 160-1-4-.210 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.211" name="160-1-4-.211" title="160-1-4-.211">Rule 160-1-4-.211 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.212" name="160-1-4-.212" title="160-1-4-.212">Rule 160-1-4-.212 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.213" name="160-1-4-.213" title="160-1-4-.213">Rule 160-1-4-.213 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.214" name="160-1-4-.214" title="160-1-4-.214">Rule 160-1-4-.214 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.215" name="160-1-4-.215" title="160-1-4-.215">Rule 160-1-4-.215 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.216" name="160-1-4-.216" title="160-1-4-.216">Rule 160-1-4-.216 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.217" name="160-1-4-.217" title="160-1-4-.217">Rule 160-1-4-.217 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.218" name="160-1-4-.218" title="160-1-4-.218">Rule 160-1-4-.218 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.219" name="160-1-4-.219" title="160-1-4-.219">Rule 160-1-4-.219 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.220" name="160-1-4-.220" title="160-1-4-.220">Rule 160-1-4-.220 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.221" name="160-1-4-.221" title="160-1-4-.221">Rule 160-1-4-.221 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.222" name="160-1-4-.222" title="160-1-4-.222">Rule 160-1-4-.222 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.223" name="160-1-4-.223" title="160-1-4-.223">Rule 160-1-4-.223 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.224" name="160-1-4-.224" title="160-1-4-.224">Rule 160-1-4-.224 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.225" name="160-1-4-.225" title="160-1-4-.225">Rule 160-1-4-.225 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.226" name="160-1-4-.226" title="160-1-4-.226">Rule 160-1-4-.226 Reserved</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.227" name="160-1-4-.227" title="160-1-4-.227">Rule 160-1-4-.227 Learning Resources Selection and Recommendation Meeting Facilities</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.228" name="160-1-4-.228" title="160-1-4-.228">Rule 160-1-4-.228 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.229" name="160-1-4-.229" title="160-1-4-.229">Rule 160-1-4-.229 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.230" name="160-1-4-.230" title="160-1-4-.230">Rule 160-1-4-.230 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.231" name="160-1-4-.231" title="160-1-4-.231">Rule 160-1-4-.231 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.232" name="160-1-4-.232" title="160-1-4-.232">Rule 160-1-4-.232 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.233" name="160-1-4-.233" title="160-1-4-.233">Rule 160-1-4-.233 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.234" name="160-1-4-.234" title="160-1-4-.234">Rule 160-1-4-.234 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.235" name="160-1-4-.235" title="160-1-4-.235">Rule 160-1-4-.235 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.236" name="160-1-4-.236" title="160-1-4-.236">Rule 160-1-4-.236 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.237" name="160-1-4-.237" title="160-1-4-.237">Rule 160-1-4-.237 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.238" name="160-1-4-.238" title="160-1-4-.238">Rule 160-1-4-.238 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.239" name="160-1-4-.239" title="160-1-4-.239">Rule 160-1-4-.239 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.240" name="160-1-4-.240" title="160-1-4-.240">Rule 160-1-4-.240 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.241" name="160-1-4-.241" title="160-1-4-.241">Rule 160-1-4-.241 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.242" name="160-1-4-.242" title="160-1-4-.242">Rule 160-1-4-.242 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.243" name="160-1-4-.243" title="160-1-4-.243">Rule 160-1-4-.243 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.244" name="160-1-4-.244" title="160-1-4-.244">Rule 160-1-4-.244 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.245" name="160-1-4-.245" title="160-1-4-.245">Rule 160-1-4-.245 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.246" name="160-1-4-.246" title="160-1-4-.246">Rule 160-1-4-.246 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.247" name="160-1-4-.247" title="160-1-4-.247">Rule 160-1-4-.247 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.248" name="160-1-4-.248" title="160-1-4-.248">Rule 160-1-4-.248 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.249" name="160-1-4-.249" title="160-1-4-.249">Rule 160-1-4-.249 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.250" name="160-1-4-.250" title="160-1-4-.250">Rule 160-1-4-.250 Schools of Excellence Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.251" name="160-1-4-.251" title="160-1-4-.251">Rule 160-1-4-.251 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.252" name="160-1-4-.252" title="160-1-4-.252">Rule 160-1-4-.252 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.253" name="160-1-4-.253" title="160-1-4-.253">Rule 160-1-4-.253 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.254" name="160-1-4-.254" title="160-1-4-.254">Rule 160-1-4-.254 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.255" name="160-1-4-.255" title="160-1-4-.255">Rule 160-1-4-.255 Charter School Implementation Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.256" name="160-1-4-.256" title="160-1-4-.256">Rule 160-1-4-.256 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.257" name="160-1-4-.257" title="160-1-4-.257">Rule 160-1-4-.257 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.258" name="160-1-4-.258" title="160-1-4-.258">Rule 160-1-4-.258 Georgia Learn and Serve Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.259" name="160-1-4-.259" title="160-1-4-.259">Rule 160-1-4-.259 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.260" name="160-1-4-.260" title="160-1-4-.260">Rule 160-1-4-.260 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.261" name="160-1-4-.261" title="160-1-4-.261">Rule 160-1-4-.261 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.262" name="160-1-4-.262" title="160-1-4-.262">Rule 160-1-4-.262 Title IV, Part B, 21[st] Century Community Learning Centers Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.263" name="160-1-4-.263" title="160-1-4-.263">Rule 160-1-4-.263 Title IID, "Enhancing Education Through Technology" (Ed Tech) Competitive Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.264" name="160-1-4-.264" title="160-1-4-.264">Rule 160-1-4-.264 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.265" name="160-1-4-.265" title="160-1-4-.265">Rule 160-1-4-.265 Reading First Program System Subgrant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.266" name="160-1-4-.266" title="160-1-4-.266">Rule 160-1-4-.266 Title II, Part B Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) Program</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.267" name="160-1-4-.267" title="160-1-4-.267">Rule 160-1-4-.267 Charter School Dissemination Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.268" name="160-1-4-.268" title="160-1-4-.268">Rule 160-1-4-.268 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.269" name="160-1-4-.269" title="160-1-4-.269">Rule 160-1-4-.269 Terminated</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.270" name="160-1-4-.270" title="160-1-4-.270">Rule 160-1-4-.270 Teacher Quality Advanced Placement Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.271" name="160-1-4-.271" title="160-1-4-.271">Rule 160-1-4-.271 Academic Coach Program Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.272" name="160-1-4-.272" title="160-1-4-.272">Rule 160-1-4-.272 Comprehensive Academic Performance System (CAPS) Demonstration Site Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.273" name="160-1-4-.273" title="160-1-4-.273">Rule 160-1-4-.273 Title II-A Program Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.274" name="160-1-4-.274" title="160-1-4-.274">Rule 160-1-4-.274 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.275" name="160-1-4-.275" title="160-1-4-.275">Rule 160-1-4-.275 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.276" name="160-1-4-.276" title="160-1-4-.276">Rule 160-1-4-.276 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grants for School Food Authorities</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.277" name="160-1-4-.277" title="160-1-4-.277">Rule 160-1-4-.277 High Cost Fund for Special Education Services</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.278" name="160-1-4-.278" title="160-1-4-.278">Rule 160-1-4-.278 State Personnel Development Grant for Special Education</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.279" name="160-1-4-.279" title="160-1-4-.279">Rule 160-1-4-.279 Personnel Devlopment and Parental Involvement Activity Grant for English Language Learners</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.280" name="160-1-4-.280" title="160-1-4-.280">Rule 160-1-4-.280 Title I School Improvement Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.281" name="160-1-4-.281" title="160-1-4-.281">Rule 160-1-4-.281 High Performance Principals</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.282" name="160-1-4-.282" title="160-1-4-.282">Rule 160-1-4-.282 Striving Reader Comprehensive Literacy Project</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.283" name="160-1-4-.283" title="160-1-4-.283">Rule 160-1-4-.283 Race to the Top Relocation Bonus</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.284" name="160-1-4-.284" title="160-1-4-.284">Rule 160-1-4-.284 Dual Language Immersion Program Grants</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.285" name="160-1-4-.285" title="160-1-4-.285">Rule 160-1-4-.285 Charter School State Facilities Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.286" name="160-1-4-.286" title="160-1-4-.286">Rule 160-1-4-.286 Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS) Facilities Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.287" name="160-1-4-.287" title="160-1-4-.287">Rule 160-1-4-.287 Literacy for Learning, Living and Leading in Georgia (L4GA) Project</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.288" name="160-1-4-.288" title="160-1-4-.288">Rule 160-1-4-.288 CTAE Middle School Computer Coding Program (CS4GA)</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.289" name="160-1-4-.289" title="160-1-4-.289">Rule 160-1-4-.289 Creating Opportunities Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.290" name="160-1-4-.290" title="160-1-4-.290">Rule 160-1-4-.290 Title IV, Part A stART Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.291" name="160-1-4-.291" title="160-1-4-.291">Rule 160-1-4-.291 Title IV, Part A E3 (Entrepreneurship - Enterprise - Education) Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.292" name="160-1-4-.292" title="160-1-4-.292">Rule 160-1-4-.292 Title I, Part A Distinguished School Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.293" name="160-1-4-.293" title="160-1-4-.293">Rule 160-1-4-.293 CS4GA Computer Science Capacity Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.294" name="160-1-4-.294" title="160-1-4-.294">Rule 160-1-4-.294 CTAE Opportunities Equipment Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.295" name="160-1-4-.295" title="160-1-4-.295">Rule 160-1-4-.295 Title I Section 1003 School Improvement Rural Resource Grant</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/160-1-4-.296" name="160-1-4-.296" title="160-1-4-.296">Rule 160-1-4-.296 Title I Section 1003 School Improvement Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement Grant</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2019 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the 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