Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of English Language Acquisition and Academic Achievement
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Grants to eligible Massachusetts school districts and LEAs to provide supplemental education for unaccompanied immigrant children and youth, ages 3-21 years. Funds will be provided to help them learn English and meet academic and achievement requirements. Funds can also be used to implement State and district standards.
Priorities of Supplemental Immigrant subgrants are to provide activities to enhance instructional opportunities for immigrant children and youth (as defined below), which may include:
- Supplemental academic and non-academic services and supports to immigrant children and youth;
- Programs specifically designed or targeted to serve unaccompanied children and youth;
- WIDA and SEI trainings to extend and support the learning begun through the SEI Endorsement courses and related activities that would benefit immigrant children and youth (for example, recently arrived youth);
- Family literacy, parent outreach, and training activities to help parents become active participants in their children's education;
- Support for personnel who are trained or being trained to provide services to immigrant children and youth;
- Tutorials, mentoring, academic, or career counseling;
- Identification and acquisition of curricular materials, educational software, and technologies;
- Basic instruction services directly attributable to the presence in the school district of immigrant children and youth, including costs or additional classroom supplies, transportation, or other costs directly attributable to such basic instruction services;
- Other instruction services designed to assist immigrant children and youth to achieve in the elementary and secondary schools in the U.S., such as introduction to the education system and civics programs;
- Activities coordinated with community-based organizations, IHEs, private sector entities, or other entities with expertise in working with immigrants, to assist the parents of immigrant children and youth by offering comprehensive community services.
The Title III Supplemental Immigrant subgrant program may also support the implementation of the Massachusetts District Standards and Indicators, and the state's high priority strategies for increasing student achievement. The Title III Supplemental Immigrant program may be used, consistent with supplement, not supplant requirements, in support of the following district standards, indicators and, state priorities.
GrantWatch ID#: 160945
9/1/2015 - 8/31/2016.
There is availability for carryover consistent with the ESE's procedures; see Grant Procedures manual at http://www.doe.mass.edu/grants/procedure/manual.html#iv-b.
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