COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
March 23, 2012
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Educational Partnership is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2012 for Grants to Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP). The DoDEA Educational Partnership promotes quality education, seamless transitions, and deployment support through outreach and partnership development.
The grant program provides resources to military-connected local educational agencies (LEAs) to develop and implement projects that are designed to:
Approximately 30 grants will be given, ranging from $100,000 to $2,500,000. The LEA must have a military dependent student enrollment of at least five percent AND eligible schools must have a military dependent student enrollment of at least 15 percent. The LEA submits one application on behalf of its eligible school(s).
For questions regarding this announcement please contact:
Grant Program Manager
Department of Defense Education Activity
4040 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203