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For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
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Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at:
http://www.access.gpo.gov //nara/index.html.Purpose of Program:
The purpose of the Technical Assistance on State Data Collection program is to improve the capacity of States to meet their IDEA data collection and reporting requirements under sections 616 and 618 of the IDEA.
Funding for the program is authorized under section 611(c)(1) of the IDEA, which gives the Secretary the authority to reserve funds appropriated under section 611 of the IDEA to provide TA authorized under section 616(i) of the IDEA.
Section 616(i) requires the Secretary to review the data collection and analysis capacity of States to ensure that data and information determined necessary for implementation of sections 616 and 618 of the IDEA are collected, analyzed, and accurately reported.
It also requires the Secretary to provide TA, where needed, to improve the capacity of States to meet the data collection requirements under the IDEA.
Applications for grants under the National Technical Assistance Center to Improve State Capacity to Accurately Collect and Report IDEA Data, CFDA number 8 4. 373Y, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov.
You may access the electronic grant application for the National Technical Assistance Center to Improve State Capacity to Accurately Collect and Report IDEA Data competition at www.Grants.gov.
You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number.
Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 373, not 8 4. 373Y).The telephone number for the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail: