U.S. Department of Education
Teaching American History Grant
Deadline for Notice of Intent To Apply: February 22, 2010.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 22, 2010.
Purpose of Program: The Teaching American History Grant (TAH) Program supports projects that aim to raise student achievement
by improving teachers' knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of traditional American history. Grant awards assist local
educational agencies (LEAs), in partnership with entities that have extensive content expertise, in developing, implementing, documenting,
evaluating, and disseminating innovative, cohesive models of professional development. By helping teachers to develop a
deeper understanding and appreciation of traditional American history as a separate subject within the core curriculum, these programs
are intended to improve instruction and raise student achievement.
Eligible Applicants: LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law and regulations, which must work in
partnership with one or more of the following entities: An institution of higher education; a non-profit history or humanities organization;
a library or museum. An LEA may form a consortium with one or more other LEAs and submit a joint application for funds.
The consortium must follow the procedures for joint applications described in 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129 of EDGAR.
Estimated Available Funds: $118,952,000.
Estimated Number of Awards: 120-125.
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