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The Magnet Schools Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center (MSAP Center) supports the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement as it provides equity and choice in public education through the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP). The MSAP Center is a technical assistance resource for MSAP grantees and the greater magnet school community, and our resources and support services focus on diversity, academic excellence, and equity.

The MSAP Center website offers tools, information, and strategies to assist in planning, implementing, and revising magnet programs. Browse our site to discover best practices and innovative approaches for magnet program development and sustainability. Our resources include newsletters, guides, online courses, professional development events, and other information that will be useful for your work with magnet schools.

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Notice Inviting Applications

The U.S. Department of Education published the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) FY 2016 Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) in the Federal Register on April 22, 2016. Click here for more information about the application and pre-application webinars. The application closes June 1, 2016.

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CALL FOR PEER REVIEWERS

The U.S. Department of Education is calling for peer reviewers for the 2016 Magnet Schools Assistance Program grant competition. If you are interested in serving as a peer reviewer for the FY 2016 MSAP Competition, please see the FY 2016 Call for Peer Reviewers, which describes the necessary qualifications. If you meet the necessary qualifications, please complete and submit the Peer Reviewer Information Checklist along with either your resume or curriculum vitae to msap.team@ed.gov.

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Learn effective magnet school strategies by studying our online courses and toolkits on curriculum integration and student recruitment.

Discuss magnet topics with fellow grantees by logging in to the Magnet Connector, and share successful STEM strategies on the Beacon Blog.

Read magnet school studies and best practices by visiting our Library, and learn new STEM educational strategies and activities from our STEM Resources.

LEARN

Learn effective magnet school strategies by studying our online courses and Toolkit on curriculum integration and student recruitment.

INTERACT

Discuss magnet topics with fellow grantees by logging in to the Magnet Connector, and share successful STEM strategies on the Beacon Blog.

DISCOVER

Read magnet school studies and best practices by visiting our Library, and learn new STEM educational strategies and activities from our STEM Resources.

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GRANTEE CORNER

Many Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) awardees use grant funds to integrate project-based learning (PBL) into the curriculum, thus making lessons hands-on and relevant to the real world. Here are examples of PBL in action from current awardees.

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NEWSLETTER

This issue of The Magnet Compass provides principles and strategies to help magnet leaders prepare their students, teachers, and schools for a personalized learning approach. Use this information to help every student learn in their own way and follow their own path to success.

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NEWSLETTER

This issue of The Magnet Compass provides principles and strategies to help magnet leaders prepare their students, teachers, and schools for a personalized learning approach. Use this information to help every student learn in their own way and follow their own path to success.

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Events

MSAP-Sponsored Events

Participate in upcoming events sponsored by MSAP.

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Magnet-Related Events

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