Requests for Proposals, Grants & Applications


Office of Student Assessment
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is soliciting proposals for the purpose of providing Online Alternate Assessments for English Language Arts, Mathematics and Science for Grades 3-12. The Request for Proposals may be accessed by potential offerors at www.mde.k12.ms.us under the Public Notice section.  Questions must be submitted on or before Tuesday, September 23, 2014 and directed to: mhall@mde.k12.ms.us. Copies of all questions submitted and the responses will be posted to MDE’s website at www.mde.k12.ms.us under the Public Notices section and will be available to the general public on Thursday, September 25, 2014. The deadline for receipt of proposals is on or before 3:30 p.m., Central Time (CT) on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. To view the RFP, please click here.


Office of Secondary Education
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Implementation Project


Office of Child Nutrition
Nutrition Integrity 2015 Grants Application
The Mississippi Department of Education’s (MDE) Office of Child Nutrition is pleased to announce the Nutrition Integrity 2015 grant opportunity. This grant is being promoted to help support and encourage the "Health is Academic" initiative and funded by the Bower Foundation. All Mississippi public schools (K-12) are eligible to apply for the Nutrition Integrity 2015 Grants. Questions regarding the grants may be emailed to April Catchings acatchings@mde.k12.ms.us in the Office of Child Nutrition. Applications Due: September 30, 2014.


Safe and Orderly School

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is soliciting proposals for Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) Grant. Questions regarding the 2014 MCOPS Grant should be directed to Robert Laird at 601-359-1028 or e-mailed to RLaird@mde.k12.ms.us in the Office of Safe and Orderly Schools. All proposals must be received no later than September 2, 2014.
Request for Proposal



Charter Schools

Fall 2014 Request for Proposals for Charter Schools Opening in 2015-­16 or Beyond

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