Connecticut State Department of Education
04/10/15 4:00 PM EST
Grants to local Connecticut educational agencies on behalf of their district's poorly performing schools that are interested in improving student achievement. Funds will be provided for schools that have specific goals and plans to transform their school's educational standing. LEAs must apply separately for each school in their district for which they are requesting funding.
Funding requests must support at least one of the following objectives:
1. Talent: Employ systems and strategies to recruit, hire, develop, evaluate, and retain excellent school leaders, teachers, and support staff.
2. Academics: Design and implement a rigorous, aligned, and engaging academic program that allows all students to achieve at high levels.
3. Culture and Climate: Foster a positive learning environment that supports high-quality teaching and learning and engages families and the community as partners in the educational process.
4. Operations: Create systems and processes that promote organizational efficiency and effectiveness, including through the use of time and financial resources.
GrantWatch ID#: 152387
Up to $200,000 per school.
May 15, 2015 – September 30, 2016.
Grant recipients will automatically be considered for a second year of funding, contingent upon available funds, implementation effectiveness, and 2015-16 results.
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