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School Improvement Grants, authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, are grants to state educational agencies that are used to make competitive subgrants to local educational agencies that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to provide adequate resources in order to substantially raise the achievement of students in their lowest-performing schools.

Technical Assistance and Guidance

Upcoming Significant Dates

Cohort Event Due Date
Q4 Final Expenditure Report Due
July 29, 2016
Q1 Expenditure Report Due
October 31, 2016
Cohort 4 Request for Applications Webinar
August 4, 2016
Cohort 4 Application Due (Date Extended)
September 8, 2016

Questions:   School Turnaround Office | | 916-319-0833
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Recently Posted in Title I

  • Eligibility (added 02-Sep-2016)
    Eligibility Information for School Improvement Grant (SIG) Cohort 4.
  • Detailed Methodology (added 02-Sep-2016)
    For Creation of the Cohort 4 SIG List of Eligible Schools
  • Tier I, II, III Schools Record Layout (added 02-Sep-2016)
    Data file record layout of School Improvement Grant (SIG) Tiers l, II, and III Schools.
  • Definition of Tier I, II, and III Schools (added 02-Sep-2016)
    Guidance from U.S. Department of Education around the Cohort 4 School Improvement Grant (SIG) requires states to identify schools in three tiers.