The U.S. Department of Education announces a request for proposals (RFP) from partnerships of universities and school districts.
Amount: $2 million/year for 5 years
Due date: July 23, 2009
The purposes of the Teacher Quality Partnership Grants Program are to (1) improve student achievement; (2) improve the quality of new and prospective teachers by improving the prepartion of prospective teachers and enhancing professional development activities for new teachers; (3) hold teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education accountable for preparing highly qualified teachers; and (4) recruit highly qualified individuals into the teaching force.
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