The NEA Foundation empowers public education employees to innovate, take risks, and become agents for change to improve teaching and learning in our society. Also included are CLASS grants (Community Learning Through America's Schools) for students to improve their communities.
The FIPSE budget includes funding for continuing grants and new awards in the Comprehensive Program and three special-focus international programs. For up-to-date information on the closing dates of individual programs, periodically check this Web site and the Federal Register.
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.