8. Changes to EMI FOA—Section 803C of NAPA, 42 U.S.C.2991b-3. In accordance with 42U.S.C. 2991b-3(c)(7), applicants for an EMI grant must submit an official document that certifies the applicant has at least 3 years of experience in operating and administering a Native American language survival school, a Native American language nest, or any other educational program in which instruction is conducted in a Native American language, in accordance with Public Law 109-394. Therefore, the EMI FOA will have a new evaluation criterion to score 10 points to ensure the application includes a certification document that demonstrates the applicant has at least 3 years of experience in operating a language nest, survival school, or other native language educational program. As a result, the EMI FOA' scoring criteria will change as follows: Approach for a maximum of 75 points, to consist of the following: Nest or Survival School Certification (10 points);Long Term Community Goal (2 points); Current Community Condition (3 points);Project Goal (2 points); Objectives (6 points); Outcomes and Indicators (5points); Outputs (3 points); Outcome Tracker and Outcome Tracking Strategy(7points); Community-Based Strategy (8 points); Readiness and Implementation Strategy(16 points); and the Objective Work Plan (OWP) (13points).Organizational Capacity for a maximum of 10 points. Budget and Budget Justification for a maximum of 15 points, to consist of the following: Line Item Budget (5 points) and Budget Justification (10 points).
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