Agenda Item #33
School Improvement Grant Application
The State is distributing federal Title I School Improvement funds to districts for programs targeting schools identified for improvement under NCLB. Schools included in this application are
Funding from this grant will be used primarily to support school improvement initiatives already in place in the schools. These include professional development; curriculum mapping; extended after-school instructional support; parent education programs; summer SOAR; additional personnel for intensive support in reading, math, science and writing; updates of computer-assisted instructional programs; and Data Board implementation.
In order to expedite the receipt of these funds, a preliminary proposal was signed by the Superintendent and submitted to the FLDOE on October 8, 2008. A complete copy of the grant application is available on-line or from the district Title I office.
Approve the district's application for the FY09 School Improvement Grant in the amount of $514,345.
Information - 11/18/2008
Consent after Information12/9/2008
Authority for Action
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal
Teresa Wright, Director of Early Childhood Education and Title I Programs, ext. 340