Public School Opportunities Enhancement Grant Program (HB1402)Introduced as House Bill 1402 during the 2016 legislative sessionEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 32
VisionAll Maryland youth will become positive, productive citizens engaged in their community.Program PurposeThe purpose of the Public School Opportunities Enhancement Program is to:
In addition, a nonprofit organization may apply for a grant to support existing educational programming during the school day, including the recruitment, training, and ongoing professional development of new teachers.
Public Schools Opportunities Enhancement Act Annual Report
2017 Request for Proposal:Public School Opportunities Enhancement Grant Program (HB1402)
Public School Opportunities Enhancement Grant Reviewer’s TrainingAugust 2, 2017
Public School Opportunities Enhancement GrantJune 20, 2017
Public School Opportunities Enhancement Grant Program FAQsJune 20, 2017
Eligible EntitiesProposed activities must target specific local school systems, nonprofit [501(c)(3)] organizations, and community schools (currently in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County). Each local school system (listed below) has at least 50 percent of public school students that qualify for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program.
Current LEAs meeting requirement:Allegany CountyBaltimore CityCaroline CountyDorchester CountyKent CountyPrince George’s CountySomerset CountyWashington CountyWicomico CountyThe SEED School of Maryland
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