Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.
The School Improvement Grant (SIG) provides funding to help local educational agencies (LEAs) address the needs of schools in improvement, corrective action, and restructuring to improve student achievement. In conjunction with funds reserved under Section 1003(a) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), SIGs are to be used to leverage change and improve technical assistance under sections 1116 and 1117 of Title I, Part A of the ESEA through LEAs targeting activities toward measurable outcomes as described on this page. Expected results from the use of these funds include improving student proficiency, increasing the numbers of schools that make adequate yearly progress, using data to inform decisions, and creating a system of continuous feedback and improvement.
Program Questions: Chad Portney, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. 916-324-3455
Downloading Questions: Ray Gordon, Jr., e-mail: email@example.com, tel. 916-324-3278
|Transformation Waiver Application||Letter and attachments posted April 6, 2012.|
|Revised Deadline Letter||Revised and posted June 24, 2010.|
|Attachment - June 25, 2010, Webinar
(DOC; 39KB; 2pp.)
|General information about the Webinar including access and conference call options. Posted June 25, 2010|
|Request for Application
(Revised 17-Jun-10; DOC; 1MB; 70pp.)
|Due Friday, July 2, 2010. Includes general information, forms, checklist and rubric. Posted June 24, 2010.|
(XLS; 598KB; 69pp.)
|This file contains two worksheets showing 2,720 schools eligible for funding.
Posted June 25, 2010.
Tier I - 139; Tier II - 49; Tier III - 2,532
|List of Applications Received
(Revised 4-Aug-10; XLS; 74KB; 2pp.)
|Applications were received from 60 districts on behalf of 165 schools.
Tier I - 85; Tier II - 28; Tier III - 52
|Funding Results||A total of 41 districts were funded on behalf of 92 schools.|
Certifications and Assurances
General Assurances & Certifications
|Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.|