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Request for Applications

School Improvement Grant for Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) Schools


Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

Section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as the School Improvement Grant (SIG), authorizes funds to help local educational agencies (LEAs) address the needs of schools in improvement, corrective action, and restructuring in order to improve student achievement. An LEA must have a school participating in QEIA in order to qualify for funding through this RFA. Further, because the funding sources identified above may only be provided to schools in Program Improvement (PI), only LEAs with schools in QEIA that also meet this criterion are eligible to receive funding through this RFA.

Program Questions: Bob Storelli, e-mail: bstorelli@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0482

Downloading Questions: Thomas Williamson, School Turnaround Office, TWilliamson@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0307

Document Description
Request for Applications (DOC)
The application which includes instructions and forms.
Eligible Schools (XLS) A list of schools eligible for funding. There are 119 districts in 38 counties on behalf of 413 schools.
Funding Results A list of the final funding results, as approved by the State Board of Education.
Final Reporting Instructions (DOC) A Word document with instructions for completing and submitting the final Expenditure Report and Program Effectiveness Report.
Program Effectiveness Report (DOC) A Word document used for reporting program and program effectiveness data. This report will be due on October 31, 2010.
Final Expenditure Report (XLS) An Excel document used for reporting expenditure data. This report will be due on October 31, 2010.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted May-2011)

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. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).

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