Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Alaska Native Education Program – The major purpose of the ANE program is to support innovative projects that recognize and address the unique educational needs of Alaska Native (as defined in this notice) children and adults. These projects must include the activities authorized under section 6304(a)(2) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA),\1\ and may include one or more of the activities authorized under section 6304(a)(3) of the ESEA. ————————————————————————— \1\ In December 2015, Congress enacted the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which reauthorized the ANE program. Therefore, for purposes of this notice, all references to the “ESEA” are to the “ESEA, as amended by the ESSA.” ————————————————————————— Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 84.356A. Applications for grants under the Alaska Native Education Program, CFDA number 84.356A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at http://www.Grants.gov. Current Closing Date for Applications: June 14, 2017.