ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-07-086

Date Created : 01/30/2007


Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Request for Proposals - Early Reading First

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Dee Cox

Phone Number:


The United States Department of Education has announced the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2007 Early Reading First Program. The Early Reading First Program is part of the President’s “Good Start, Grow Smart” Initiative and is designed to transform existing early education programs into centers of excellence that provide high quality, early education to young children, especially children from low-income families. Persons interested in eligibility and more information about the RFP may go directly to the U.S. Department of Education web site at

The pre-application deadline is February 21, 2007, and complete applications are due May 29, 2007.


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