1003(a) School Improvement Grant

Posted: Fri, 09/30/2011 - 8:28am Updated: Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:09am

Title I-served schools that received a “D” or “F” letter grade for the 2012-2013 academic year and fall under one of the priority categories are eligible for 1003(a) funds. 1003(a) funds will be awarded to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) on behalf of these low-performing Title I-served schools. These funds are designed to support school improvement plans that take a new, innovative and systemic approach to improving student achievement and school quality. As such, eligible schools must submit an application that fulfills each of the United States Department of Education’s (USDE) “Turnaround Principles” to be awarded a 1003(a) grant.

1003a funds are designed to support school improvement plans that take a new, innovative and systemic approach to improving student achievement and school quality. As such, the plan must fulfill each of the United States Department of Education’s (USDE) “Turnaround Principles” and thus may not be repurposing of prior years’ school improvement plans. Only applicants that clearly demonstrate how their school improvement plan completely and effectively fulfills each of the Turnaround Principles and that has a high likelihood of leading to increased student learning will be considered for funding.

2012-2013 1003a School Improvement Grant Monitoring