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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2014

Fund Code: 157
Innovation Schools Implementation Grant

Funds Allocated: $101,426 (State)
Funds Requested: $101,426
PUROPOSE OF FUNDING: The purpose of this one-time state-funded Innovation Schools Implementation Grant is to provide district and school support for the implementation of the approved Innovation School Plans during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Number of Proposals Received: 4
Number of Proposals Recommended: 4
Number of Proposals Not Recommended: N/A
Result of Funding: The implementation grant awards range from $20,421 to $30,000 and will benefit approximately 1,046 students in grades PK-6, and 11-12. The grant will support the acquisition of curricular and instructional materials aligned to the goals of the Innovation Plans and will also support targeted professional development to innovation school teachers and staff.

Innovation schools are in-district public schools that operate with increased autonomy and flexibilities in six key areas: curriculum, instruction, and assessment; schedule and calendar; staffing; professional development; district policies and procedures; and budget. The innovation school model is rooted in the belief that autonomy and flexibility in one or more of the six identified areas will establish the school conditions that lead to improved teaching and learning.
RecipientAmount
New Bedford Public Schools (Renaissance Community School for the Arts PK-5) $30,000
Quabbin Regional School District (International Baccalaureate School of Quabbin 11-12)30,000
Quaboag Regional School District (Warren Community Elementary Innovation School PK-6)21,005
Quaboag Regional School District (West Brookfield Elementary Innovation School PK-6)20,421
Total State Funds$101,426


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Last Updated: December 16, 2013
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