- The Carl D. Perkins Act of Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. Provides an increased focus on the academic achievement of career and technical education (CTE) students, strengthens the connections between secondary and postsecondary education, and improves state and local accountability. Contact the CTE director or Perkins Grant manager if you have questions about how this federal program is run in Maine.
- Education Department General Administrative Regulations. These federal regulations (better known as EDGAR) govern virtually all grant programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Assurances - Non-Construction Programs (PDF). Standard Form 424B from Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-102 details assurances required by the federal government for federal assistance provided for non-construction projects.
- Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations. OMB Circular A-133 provides details regarding financial audits.
- Certification Regarding Lobbying (PDF). ED 80-0013 details restrictions regarding lobbying.
- Cost Principles for Educational Institutions. OMB Circular A-21 establishes principles for determining costs applicable to grants, contracts, and other agreements with educational institutions.
- Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments. OMB Circular A-87 establishes standards for allowable costs for these specific populations, which are used by local education agencies and the Maine DOE.