Feedback sought on School Improvement Grant program

In coming weeks, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will be applying to the U.S. Department of Education for a School Improvement Grant (SIG). These grants, authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, are made to State Educational Agencies (SEAs) which, in turn, make competitive sub-grants to Local Education Agencies [...]

By |2015-03-12T10:24:53-04:00March 12, 2015|

Comments sought on Turnaround School Leaders Program grant

In order to address the need for leaders who are prepared to lead effectively in the Cohort 3 Priority Schools and improve outcomes for students, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) intends to apply for the Turnaround School Leaders Program, a new competitive grant program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The Turnaround School Leaders Program supports efforts to [...]

By |2014-05-01T09:07:18-04:00May 1, 2014|

SIG waiver requested

The Kentucky Department of Education is requesting a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education from the requirement in Section 421(b) of the General Education Provisions Act to extend the period of availability of FY 2010 School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds for the agency and all of its school districts to Sept. 30, 2013. The requested waiver and extension of time [...]

By |2020-10-30T10:10:38-04:00March 29, 2012|

Kentucky receives additional school improvement grant funding

Kentucky, 24 other states and the District of Columbia will share nearly $220 million in School Improvement Grant (SIG) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education. SIG funds provide grants to state educational agencies that are used to assist school districts as they work to raise student achievement in persistently low-achieving (PLA) schools, now designated as Priority Schools through [...]

By |2012-03-19T09:48:13-04:00March 20, 2012|

Summer Seminars at Six: An Introduction to Education Policy

The U.S. Department of Education is inviting teachers to participate in a summer seminar series on education policy and leveraging U-Stream technology to engage teachers nationwide. The summer teachers’ series was organized by Laurie Calvert, a teaching ambassador fellow and English teacher at a rural high school in North Carolina. The seminars are intended to offer insights into how teachers [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:40:32-04:00July 14, 2011|
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