09-11-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #18


Title
Race to the Top-District

Discussion
The purpose of the Race to the Top District competition is to provide financial support to develop and implement a personalized education plan for students in Brevard.  The competition is aimed at classrooms to purchase tools and supports to create opportunities for students to identify and pursue areas of interest while ensuring that students master critical areas identified in college and career-ready standards.

Recommendation
Approve the writing and submission of the U.S. Department of Education Grant under the Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) Program.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 9/11/2012

Authority for Action
CFDA 84.416

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
1310,000,000TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
1410,000,000TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
1510,000,000TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
1610,000,000TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD

Contact

Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent - extension 300