||The purpose of this non-competitive grant program is to fund an innovative pilot program to address the early literacy proficiency gap and to increase access to early education in the town of Milton.
This grant program is aligned with the state's overarching goal:
Eligible schools and districts will be able to apply throughout the year as needs emerge and funds become available. Applications are only accepted from schools and districts that have demonstrated financial need through multiple criteria determined by the Department, including ongoing communication and interaction with the Department relative to school and district accountability status and ongoing data analysis.
- To prepare all students for success after high school
The grant is available to fund activities relative to addressing the early literacy proficiency gap and increasing access to early education through an innovative pilot program in Milton.
|Priorities:||Priority will be given to schools and districts that have been identified under the state's legislative mandate pursuant to Chapter 46 of the Acts of 2015, line item 7061-9408.|
||This grant is available only to schools and districts that have been identified under the state's legislative mandate pursuant to Chapter 46 of the Acts of 2015, line item 7061-9408. The Department will list on this grant posting, on a rolling basis, schools and or districts and their designated grant allocations. Grants will only be approved after programmatic and budgetary reviews by Department staff (as noted above).
- Milton Public Schools - Fund Code 220-M for $200,000 from State Targeted Assistance funds.
|Funding:||$200,000 is available through State Targeted Assistance funds.|
||Fund use must be consistent with the priorities described above and requirements associated with the following funding sources:
State Targeted Assistance Funds may be used to support priority strategic professional development and assistance initiatives designed to raise performance in eligible districts and any of their schools. State Targeted Assistance funds may be used through June 30, 2016.
All expenditures will be closely reviewed as they relate to the priorities of this grant opportunity.
Funds may not be used to provide refreshments.
|Project Duration:||7/1/2015 - 6/30/16|
|Program Unit:||Regional System of Support|
|Contact:||Abigail T. Slayton email@example.com|
|Phone Number:||(781) 338-3517|
|Date Due:||Friday, September 11, 2015|
Proposals must be received at the Department by 5:00 p.m. on the date due.
Part I and II - Electronic Budget Workbook for fund code 220-M (includes the Standard Contract and Application for Program Grants and Budget Detail Pages).
Part III - Required Program Information: Applicants will use this form to describe how the grant funds will be used, their rationale for using funds this way, and how the applicant will monitor progress and impact of their goals and activities.
||Submit two (2) sets, each with an original signature of the Superintendent/Executive Director.
Abigail T. Slayton
Regional System of Support
Massachusetts Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906