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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2016

Fund Code: 320-B
Supplementary Support to School Districts with High Concentrations of At-Risk Students: Alternative Education Pathways (Competitive)

Funds Allocated: $151,436 (Federal)
Funds Requested: $168,436
Purpose: The purpose of this grant opportunity is to help school districts pilot or enhance middle school and high school level district alternative education programs/schools that serve students who are most at risk of not graduating from high school. The target population includes, but is not limited to: students identified as high and moderate risk in the Early Warning Indicator System (EWIS), students who are suspended or expelled, students who are chronically truant, students with have mental health concerns, and/or students with course failures. Grant funds may be used for salaries for staff salary or stipends, curriculum development, consultants, substitutes, community partnerships, technology, travel, training, and purchase of materials and supplies.
Number of Proposals Received: 9
Number of Proposals Recommended: 9
Number of Proposals Not Recommended: 0
Result of Funding: This grant will support 9 districts in either piloting or enhancing efforts for alternative education programming for students most at-risk of not graduating from high school. Grant awards range from $10,000 to $20,000.


RecipientsAmounts
Athol-Royalston Regional School District$10,000
Brockton Public Schools11,365
Chicopee Public Schools17,071
Hull Public Schools20,000
Lawrence Public Schools13,000
Malden Public Schools20,000
New Bedford Public Schools20,000
Plymouth Public Schools20,000
Wareham Public Schools20,000
Total Federal Funds$151,436


Last Updated: January 5, 2016
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