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2019-20 Title I School Improvement Grant 1003 Basic

Grants to New York LEAs to Develop Plans
to Improve Student Performance

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New York State Education Department (NYSED)

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Grants to New York Local Education Agencies for school improvement planning for CSI and TSI schools and Title I target school districts. Funding is intended to support plan development and implementation to assist the schools and districts in meeting their progress goals for the next academic year, and thereby improve student performance.

Section 1003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that State Education Agencies allocate funds to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) for Comprehensive Support and Improvement schools (CSI), Targeted Support and Improvement schools (TSI), and Target Districts to develop a plan that will meet the progress goals in their 2019-20 District Comprehensive Improvement Plan (DCIP) and 2019-20 School Comprehensive Education Plan(s) (SCEP).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174208

Estimated Size of Grant:

Eligible districts and schools will receive the following allocations for 2019-20:

- Target District - $50,000 per district;
- Comprehensive Support and Improvement School - $100,000 per school; and
- Targeted Support and Improvement School - $50,000 per school.

Term of Contract:

Project Period: September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following districts/schools are eligible for 2019-2020 Section 1003 Basic School Improvement funding:

- Title I Target Districts
- CSI Schools
- TSI Schools

The following districts/schools are not eligible for 2019-2020 Section 1003 Basic School Improvement funding:

- Districts in Good Standing with no identified schools;
- Any school in Good Standing;
- Any school in SIG Cohort 6 or SIG Cohort 7;
- Charter Schools.

For a list of identified districts and schools:

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications are due by August 31, 2019 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. LEAs are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible to expedite the review and approval process of SIG funding.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application portal:

In addition to the online application, LEAs are required to send signed originals and two hard copies of the FS-10 Budget Form to:

NYS Education Department - Office of Accountability
Attn: 2019-20 School Improvement Grant (1003)
89 Washington Avenue - Room 320 EB
Albany, NY 12234

For additional information or assistance, please contact:

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City;   New York