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Improving Teacher Quality 2009 Request for Proposals

Initiative #2: Teacher-Based Reform (T-BAR)

This initiative is intended to provide funding for up to four master grantee institutions of higher education (IHEs) that will be responsible for managing the Teacher-Based Academic Reform (T-BAR) pilot program.

Teacher-Based Reform (T-BAR) Request for Proposals

Announcement: Change to T-BAR Funding T-BAR proposers may take the indirect costs on top of the award amount of $500K. This means that $500K is available for direct costs ($360K for subawards and $140K for master grantee costs). The maximum amount funded will be $540K (with $40K allocated to indirect costs).

Rubric Now Available
Review the rubric that will be used by readers to rate the T-BAR proposals.

Application materials are now available below. Proposals are due Thursday, May 28, 2009, by 5 p.m. (see Application Instructions for details).

If you were unable to attend one of our Technical Assistance Workshops, it is highly recommended that you listen to the archived audio footage and review the associated materials .

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Application Forms & Instructions

If you are interested in applying, you must first check the eligibility of your LEA partner also learn more about what constitutes an eligible partnership.

**Note: The instructions and forms below are valid only for those applying for Initiative #2: Teacher-Based Reform Master Grant.***

(Items D, E & F must be supplied by the proposer. See Application Instructions for details.)

If you have not already submitted a Notice of Intent that was confirmed received by the Commission, you are not eligible to submit an application in this competition.


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