Learning in Extended Academic Programs (LEAP)(HB1415)Introduced as House Bill 1415 during the 2018 legislative session.Enacted under Subtitle 20, Chapter 361 of the Maryland Constitution.
All Maryland youth will become positive, productive citizens engaged in their community.
The purpose of the LEAP initiative is to provide grants to eligible schools to:
The LEAP competition is open to:
Eligible schools may:
coordinate and partner with other eligible county schools to jointly apply; orpartner with a non-profit organization.
County boards may apply on behalf of one or
more eligible schools in the county.An eligible school may apply for a grant only if the county superintendent endorses the school’s grant application.
Learning in Extended Academic Programs (LEAP) RFP
Deadline for submission extended toMonday, January 7, 2019No later than 2:00 p.m.Electronic Submissions Only
New Learning in Extended Academic Programs (LEAP) Request for Proposal (RFP) Questions and Responses December 10, 2018
New Learning in Extended Academic Programs Solicitation for Grant Application Scoring Rubric
2018 Learning in Extended Academic Programs Request for Proposal (RFP) Questions & AnswersLEAP Pre-Proposal Webinar SlidesLEAP Exhibit 1LEAP Exhibit 3LEAP Exhibit 4LEAP Exhibit 5LEAP Exhibit 6LEAP Exhibit 7LEAP Pre-Proposal Webinar Recording
Each local school system (listed below) has school(s) in which at least 80 percent of public school students qualify for the free and reduced price meals program. Current LEAs meeting requirement:Allegany CountyAnne ArundelBaltimore CityBaltimore CountyCecil CountyDorchester CountyFrederick CountyHarford CountyMontgomery CountyPrince George’s CountySomerset CountyWicomico CountyList of Eligible SchoolsRevised September 5, 2018
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