Education

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Academic Research Program

NGA welcomes all innovative ideas for path-breaking research that may advance the GEOINT mission. The NGA mission is to provide timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) in support of national security objectives. GEOINT is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth. GEOINT consists of imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial information. NGA offers a variety of critical GEOINT products in support of U.S.

BLM OR/WA - Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, 2015-2017 Projects, Oregon

The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Program provides Federal funds to counties that traditionally have been supported by timber payments. These payments make up for the loss in timber payments caused by the decline in timber harvest on Federal lands that occurred in the 1990s. Project funds may be used to enter into grants and cooperative agreements with States and local governments, private and nonprofit entities, and landowners and other persons to assist the Secretary in carrying out an approved project.

Resource: Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities

This Dear Colleague Letter describes restraint and seclusion, and the limits federal civil rights laws impose on the use of these practices by public schools. 

Resource: Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

This resource guide summarizes key requirements of Section 504 and explains how Section 504 applies in various situations within public elementary and secondary schools. 

Report: Securing Equal Educational Opportunity

This annual report summarizes OCR’s compliance and enforcement activities in FY 2016. 

Report: Digest of Education Statistics, 2015

This report provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of U.S. education, from pre-kindergarten through graduate school. 

Innovation and Research Competition (Funding Opportunity)

This program provides funding to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve achievement and attainment for high-need students, and rigorously evaluate these innovations. 

Magnet Schools Assistance Program (Funding Opportunity)

This program provides funding to local educational agencies interested in supporting the development and implementation of magnet schools.