Funded by the Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) of the U.S. Department of Education
Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program
The Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program provides grants for eligible entities that support language instruction projects for limited English proficient (LEP) children from Native American, Alaska Native, native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander backgrounds. The program is designed to ensure that LEP children master English and meet the same rigorous standards for academic achievement that all children are expected to meet. Funds may support the study of Native American languages.
Authorizing Statute (Title III, Part A, Subpart 1, Sec. 3112, 20 U.S.C. 6822-Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program)
The 13 applications recommended for funding scored between 86.00 and 105.00, and are in rank order.
Of the 13 applications recommended for funding, 10 met Competitive Priority 1-Novice Applicants, 13 addressed Competitive Priority 2-Increasing Postsecondary Success, and 11 applications addressed Competitive Priority 3-Enabling More Data-based Decision-Making. In addition, of the 13 applications recommended for funding, 7 addressed Invitational Priority 1-Parental Involvement to Improve School Readiness and Success, and 8 addressed Invitational Priority 2-Supporting Native American Language Instruction.