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Grant Status Update:

The US Department of Education announced on Monday, September 28, 2015, that the Arizona Charter Schools Program (AZCSP) has received a Charter Schools Program (CSP), State Educating Agency (SEA) grant in the amount of $23.6 M grant to continue AZCSP’s work for the next five years. The goal of the program is to award subgrants to highly qualified and effective leaders to create or replicate 30 charter schools over 3 years for disadvantaged students across Arizona. The goal of the awarded schools is to significantly increase student academic outcomes and close achievement gaps for all disadvantaged students aligned with Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.

Twenty-seven (27) states applied for this highly competitive grant, 8 were awarded. Arizona’s application was scored higher than the 27 other state application save one.

Here is a link to the ED CSP website grant award announcement: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/charter/index.html

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