2020 MSAP Grant Competition

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions document provides answers to common questions about the FY 2020 MSAP grant competition.

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Frequently Asked Questions PDF

Pre-Application Webinar Materials

The pre-application webinar presentations, recordings, and transcripts will be posted here as they become available.

Overview of NIA (3/16/20)
In this webinar, the U.S. Department of Education’s MSAP team provides information on preparing and submitting the FY 2020 MSAP application.

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Overview of NIA Presentation PDF
Overview of NIA Recording (MP4) Video
Overview of NIA Recording (WMV) Video
Overview of NIA Responses to Participant Questions PDF
Overview of NIA Transcript PDF

School Integration (3/23/20)
Presenters from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights discuss school integration.

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School Integration Presentation PDF
School Integration Recording (MP4) Video
School Integration Recording (WMV) Video
School Integration Transcript PDF

For additional information, you can view these webinars from the FY 2017 grant competition.

Evidence (2/2/17)
This webinar discusses the U.S. Department of Education’s evidence definitions, the What Works Clearinghouse, and resources to help design project evaluations to produce evidence of promise.

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Evidence Presentation PDF
Evidence Recording (MP4) Video
Evidence Recording (WMV) Video
Evidence Transcript PDF

Logic Models (2/7/17)
This webinar provides information on developing and using logic models to plan magnet programs, including aligning logic models to program design and evaluation.

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Logic Models Presentation PDF
Logic Models Recording (MP4) Video
Logic Models Recording (WMV) Video
Logic Models Transcript PDF

Notice Inviting Applications

The U.S. Department of Education published the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) in the Federal Register on March 10, 2020. Click here to view the NIA. The application closes May 26, 2020. For more information, visit the MSAP website.