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Funding Opportunity: Learning Technology Grant Application

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 18:38
To develop, implement, and share innovative programs that utilize learning technologies to personalize learning and/or increase access to high-quality, rigorous learning experiences (such as through online, distance, or blended learning), as well as professional development programs to assist teachers and educational leaders in effectively utilizing learning technology to enhance teaching and learning. These programs (and component activities, materials, courses, etc.) will focus on improving culturally- and linguistically-responsive learning environments, and will support the mission of the NYS Board of Regents, which is to ensure that every child has equitable access to the highest quality educational opportunities, services and supports in schools that provide effective instruction aligned to the state’s standards, as well as positive learning environments so that each child is prepared for success in college, career, and citizenship.

Funding Opportunity: Model P-20 Partnerships for Principal Preparation Grant

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 18:52
The New York State Education Department (the Department) will use state set-aside monies from its federal Title IIA funds to establish model P-20 partnerships for principal preparation. Partners will collaborate on the re-design of preparation programs so aspiring building leaders who emerge are better equipped to take on the challenges of leading high-need schools and to achieve improved outcomes for all students. The ultimate vision is to spur and support a growing statewide network of Regional P-20 Partnership Programs that share the aim of improving principal preparation and thus enhancing staff and school performance and contributing to improved student academic success. The Department’s vision is that one day such programs will enable sizable cohorts of candidates to participate in clinically-rich, full-year, full-time, internships at no cost to the candidate.

Invitation for Bids: Transportation: Tuscarora Reservation to and from Niagara Wheatfield Schools

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 20:19
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking bids for the transportation of certain Native American pupils from the Tuscarora Indian Reservation to and from nonpublic schools and schools in the Niagara Wheatfield Central School District. Eligible applicants include private bus companies, motor coach companies and school districts who have demonstrated expertise in the area of school bus transportation. NYSED will award one (1) contract with a term of five (5) years. The contract will run from September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2023. Transportation will be provided for the 2018-19 through 2022-23 school years, including summer school sessions as needed. Subcontracting is not allowed for this contract; services must be provided by the bidding organization.

Invitation for Bids: Transportation: Unkechaug Reservation to and from Center Moriches Union Free Schools

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:54
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking bids for the transportation of certain Native American pupils from the Unkechaug Indian Reservation to and from nonpublic schools and schools in the Center Moriches Union Free School District. Eligible applicants include private bus companies, motor coach companies and school districts who have demonstrated expertise in the area of school bus transportation. NYSED will award one (1) contract with a term of five (5) years. The contract will run from September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2023. Transportation will be provided for the 2018-19 through 2022-23 school years, including summer school sessions as needed. Subcontracting is not allowed for this contract; services must be provided by the bidding organization.

Funding Opportunity: Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual Education and English to Speakers of Other Languages – New York City

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 15:12
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) is seeking proposals for the creation of a Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute (CR-ITI) in Bilingual Education (BE) and/or English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program, addressing the shortage of certified bilingual and ESOL teachers in New York City (NYC).

RFP: Translations of New York State Examinations and Related Materials

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 18:37
The New York State Education Department (NYSED), Office of State Assessment, is seeking proposals from highly qualified proposers with expertise in providing written translations for New York State examinations and exam-related materials into nine (9) languages. This request pertains to secure State-developed and State-approved exams and exam-related materials including examination reference tables and parent reports on individual student test performance. Translations will include the following five (5) “base” languages: Chinese-Traditional, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, and Spanish, and may include any or all of the following four (4) “additional” languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese-Simplified, and Urdu. Not all documents will require translations into every language. For the purposes of this contract, services are to be provided on an as needed, if needed basis.

Funding Opportunity: Migrant Education Tutorial and Support Services (METS) Program Grant

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:40
The grant supports eight (8) Migrant Education Tutorial and Support Services (METS) program centers across New York State. The program goals of the METS are to support the identification and recruitment of migrant-eligible children and youth, agricultural workers, fishers, and their families, and to provide them with data-driven, evidence-based supplemental educational programs and support services based on their needs.

My Brother's Keeper: Changing the Narrative - March 2018

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:00
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News and Notes: Public Schools Week, National School Walkout, Regents' Re-election

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:30
Monthly newsletter from Commissioner Elia