The School Leadership Grant Program is designed to assist high-need local educational agencies (LEAs) in recruiting and training principals (including assistant principals) through such activities as: providing financial incentives to aspiring new principals; providing stipends to principals who mentor new principals; carrying out professional development programs in instructional leadership and management; and providing incentives that are appropriate for teachers or individuals from other fields who want to become principals and that are effective in retaining new principals. The deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply is March 8, 2010.

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