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MCASP Grants
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What are the MCASP Grants?

  • MCASP = Military Connected Academic and Support Program
  • Administered by the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
  • MCASP-16 Grant, awarded to Derby in July, 2016
    • A 5-year grant, totaling $1,000,000
  • Purpose of grant (per DoDEA):
    • To increase student achievement and ease challenges military dependent students face due to their parents’ service
  • MCASP-18 Grant, awarded to Derby in September, 2018
    • A 5-year grant, totaling $500,000
  • Purpose of grant (per DoDEA):
    • Improve academic achievement of Military-connected students in STEM

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On September 28, 2018, the DoDEA awarded Derby Public Schools with a new MCASP grant!  This grant is a 5-year grant totaling $500,000 and will benefit students in the following, qualifying schools:

  - Derby North Middle School
  - Derby Hills Elementary
  - Park Hill Elementary
  - Tanglewood Elementary
  - Wineteer Elementary

More details will be published soon
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