Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Teacher Quality Partnership Grants (Round 2)

The U.S. Department of Education announces Round 2 of the Teacher Quality Partnership grants program. The purpose of the TQP grants are to improve student achievement, improve the quality of new teachers, hold teacher prep programs accountable, and to expand the teacher candidate pool.

Amount: $2m/year for 5 years

Due: October 6, 2009

The primary difference between Round 1 and Round 2 funding is the extension of the MAT residency to 18 months and the allowance of fifth-year teacher preparation programs.

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