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INFORMATIONAL LETTER NO. 56
POLICY CODE: DD/IHAM
TO: Superintendents of Schools
FROM: J. Duke Albanese, Commissioner
DATE: March 5, 2002
RE: Comprehensive School Health Education Grant Application
The Maine Department of Education is pleased to announce the availability of grants to enhance comprehensive health education curriculum, instruction and assessment, linked to the Maine Learning Results. The grants provide funding for three consecutive years at $2,000 per year. These grants are made available to schools through funding from the Maine Bureau of Health, Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant; the Maine Department of Education; and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health (CFDA#93.938, Comprehensive School Health Education, December 1, 2001 – November 30, 2002).
This project provides schools with valuable resources and technical assistance to improve their health education programs. Quality health education enhances both student well-being and learning.
The grant application is enclosed. Please note that it must be postmarked no later than
April 26, 2002.
Written questions regarding the application process can be directed to Katherine Wilbur, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at (207) 624-6691. Written questions and responses will be posted by March 22, 2002 on the Maine Department of Education (MDOE) Web Page: www.maine.gov/education/cshe.htm .