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Advanced Course Access Grant Program

The purpose of the Advanced Course Access Grant Program is to increase equity in access to advanced courses, including Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and dual-credit courses, for high school students who currently have very limited or no access to advanced courses, through online learning, distance learning, or other evidence-based methods. 

$1,750,000 will be allocated annually. The grant period is anticipated to be two years, from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022.

Advanced Course Access programs will support the commitment of the Board of Regents to ensure that all students are prepared for, enrolled in, and supported in completing advanced courses. Please see the guidance regarding Equitable Course Access.

Resources

For additional details, see the Advanced Course Access (ACA) Program announcement.

Important Dates

  • January 14: Questions about the RFP are due by midnight. Send questions to ACAgrant@nysed.gov.
  • January 28: Responses to all questions will be posted to the P-12 Funding Opportunities website.
  • February 11: Hard copies of the proposals must be postmarked by this date and also submitted electronically to ACAgrant@nysed.gov