Check It Out! Grant Opportunity

Grant Name: Striving Readers Program

Funded by: U.S. Department of Education

Description: The purpose of the Striving Readers program is to 1) raise literacy levels of adolescent students in Title I-eligible schools with significant numbers of students reading below grade level and 2) build a strong, scientific research base for identifying and replicating strategies that improve adolescent literacy instruction.

Program Areas: Reading

Recipients: Public Schools

Proposal Deadline: 8/10/09

Average Amount: $750,000 to $1.3 million

Contact Person: Marcia Kingman

Telephone: 202-401-0003

Email: Marcia.kingman@ed.gov

Website: http://www. ed.gov/programs/strivingreaders/applicant.html

Availability: All States

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