New Jersey Department of Education

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New Jersey Charter Schools Start Up Grant Program, Cadres 15 and 16, Year 2/3

Division: Educational Standards and Programs
Office: Charter Schools

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Purpose: The goal of the New Jersey Charter Schools Grant Program/Cadres 15 & 16, Year 2 of 3 Implementation Grant is to increase student achievement through effective planning and implementation of innovative charter schools. These charter schools will promote high school academic achievement for all children including those with special needs, and help them meet the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS). It is the intent of the Department of Education to assist each successful applicant in the design and implementation of a new charter school and to evaluate its impact on students, student achievement, staff and parents. The population to be served by the Cadres 15 and 16, Year 2 of 3 program consists of students in kindergarten through grade 12. This grant award is part of a three-year program. Year 2 of 3 is a 12-month period and will start August 1, 2010, and end July 31, 2011. The program is a continuation grant limited to the currently-funded charter schools who were awarded grants under the 2009 planning grant NGO. Based on the availability of state and federal resources, this continuation year of the grant program will begin August 1, 2010, and end July 31, 2011.

Eligible Agencies: Cadre 15:Academy for Urban Leadership Charter High School, Barack Obama Green Charter High School, Hatikvah International Academy Charter School, Hoboken Dual Language Charter School, Newark Legacy Charter School, Trillium Charter School, Visions Academy Charter High School-Cadre 16:Princeton International Charter School, Renaissance Regional Leadership Charter School

Approximate Number of Awards: 9 Grant Program Type: Continuation
Total Amt. Available: $1,485,000 Application Due Date: 6/15/2010